No-deal Brexit would not be a disaster, says Fox BelfastTelegraph.co.uk A no-deal Brexit would not be a disaster, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has insisted. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/nodeal-brexit-would-not-be-a-disaster-says-fox-37581356.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/article37581353.ece/2ef73/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_95fc012d-c388-48aa-9e29-aa092f9b6419_1 Email A no-deal Brexit would not be a disaster, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has insisted. Dr Fox said that reactions to Whitehall analysis showing that withdrawing from the EU without an agreement would have severe economic consequences had been “overblown”. The comments came as Prime Minister Theresa May tried to rally support for her deal by telling MPs to think of the needs of their constituents. With Mrs May facing a tough challenge to get Parliament to approve her agreement in a crunch vote on December 11, a cross-party group of MPs has tabled an amendment to stop the UK leaving the EU without a deal. I think that the reactions to some of the Treasury analysis has been completely overblown International Trade secretary Liam Fox Asked about a no-deal scenario, Dr Fox told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme: “Well, I think, as Roberto Azevedo, director-general of the World Trade Organisation, said, it wouldn’t be a disaster, but it wouldn’t be a walk in the park either.” He added: “I think that… Read full this story
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