Emergency plans in the case of the united KINGDOM to leave the european UNION with no deal in place are “on track”, the minister said.
Dominic Raab said while the UK had to “fight for the best result of” brexit negotiations, it was necessary to “prepare for all contingencies”.
The Sunday Telegraph claimed that there were plans to “unlock” billions of pounds into the new year, in order to prepare a “no deal” brexit, if the negotiations made no progress.
Six months of “brexit” negotiations have not led to a significant breakthrough.
Last month, the Prime Minister, Theresa may, has used a speech in Florence, proposals for a transitional period of two years after the UK leaves the european UNION, in March, 2019, for the purpose of facilitating the impasse.
Talks had stalled on key issues, including the rights of citizens, a financial settlement and on the border of Northern Ireland.
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UK brexit Secretary David Davis has said since that “decisive steps forward” had been taken, although the EU “brexit” negotiator, Michel Barnier, has said there is still “a huge gap” between the two parties on certain issues.
The Sunday Telegraph reported that, if no progress is made, Mrs may has decided to pursue billions in the new year to spend on things like new technologies to speed up the customs controls, in the case where it is not on the trade, and the united KINGDOM must return to the World Trade Organization tariffs with the EU.
Appearing on the BBC’s Sunday Politics, the Minister of Justice, Mr. Raab asked why there was no visible sign of the preparation of the transaction n’ – such as the recruitment of more customs officers and more infrastructure in the ports.
He said: “This planning is happening, it is just that it is not the prime minister, the clear point of view that we need to search and hope for the best, aim for the best outcome of these negotiations, but prepare for all contingencies.
“What we can’t do is run around advertising it clearly. Why? Because we want to send the right, positive tone for our EU partners.
“So, we’re not going to talk about what happens if we end up with no deal, but quietly, diligently, these preparations will be in place.”‘Disastrous for our country”
He added that the government wanted to see “the best deal I think in terms of trade, security, cooperation”, but added: “These contingency plans are on track.”
The work of the Shadow minister of Foreign affairs Emily Thornberry told the program that, after brexit, the uk “must stay as close as possible” to the EU because it is “good for our economy”.
“We need to leave the European Union, but it is good for our economy, they are our biggest market that we stay as close as we can.
“And the problem that the British country is a good half of the Tory party wants to go sailing off in the middle of the Atlantic with no face at all, and that would be disastrous for our country.”
EU leaders are due to decide at its October meeting of the European Council, if sufficient progress has been made on key issues to move to the UK after brexit relationship with the EU.The Focus of the spirit’
At the same time, two tory Mps who voted to block moves to trade negotiations between the united KINGDOM and the European Union have had the party whip removed.
South-West MEP Julie Girling and South-East MEP Richard Ashworth has been suspended by the Conservative Party after supporting a resolution in Strasbourg, stating that “sufficient progress” had been made in the talks to shift to discussions on the future of the relationship.
In a letter, the European Parliament Chief Whip, Dan Dalton said: “given the gravity of this problem, and your inability to discuss your intention to vote against the agreement of the position of the Conservative delegation in advance, I am therefore writing to inform you that I am the suspension of the Conservative whip you until further notice.”
Julie Girling told her local newspaper, she had not voted to block negotiations on the trade, but “the mind of the negotiator” and “to more effectively conduct negotiations.”
Mr. Ashworth reported to have said that he was confused by the suspension: “The vote was not about to disrupt brexit and negotiations. We asked a technical question about how much progress has been made, and the answer for me was not enough.”
The fourth round of “brexit” negotiations started on the 25th of September, with the united KINGDOM to leave the EU in March 2019.