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Post-Brexit UK trade deal may skip national parliaments' approval, EU plans say

By Poppy Carnell
  • 03 Feb 2020 09:56
  • 03 Feb 2020 09:56

An EU-UK trade deal could skip lengthy national approval procedures to make sure goods and services continue to move freely between the two economies, according to plans sketched out by EU officials today. 

For this to work, parties must conclude talks by October, making the timeline for an already-ambitious

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Poppy Carnell

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Poppy has been reporting for MLex since 2008, providing the latest coverage and in-depth analysis on various EU regulation. Since 2012 she has broken stories and given comment on trade defense matters, trade and investment agreements and commercial policy. Previously, she was reporting on energy policy and climate change negotiations.

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