Boris Johnson has ordered his cupboard to arrange for a no-deal Brexit, saying negotiations will proceed however describing the EU’s present provide as unacceptable.
In a video clip, the prime minister stated his cupboard had agreed with him that “the deal on the desk is absolutely not for the time being proper for the UK”.
He stated: “What I’ve stated to our negotiators is that we’ve acquired to maintain going, and we’ll go the additional mile – and we’ll. And I’ll go to Brussels, I’ll go to Paris, I’ll go to Berlin, I’ll go to wherever to try to get this dwelling and get a deal.”
However he claimed the EU had modified its negotiating place prior to now two weeks to make it troublesome for the UK’s guidelines to diverge from the EU’s.
“They’ve introduced again the concept of this equivalence between the UK and the EU which mainly signifies that no matter new legal guidelines they introduced in we must comply with or else face punishment, sanctions, tariffs or no matter.”
He stated he was now asking ministers to be prepared for an “Australia-style” exit – which might imply the EU imposing tariffs on many UK items.
“What I instructed the cupboard this night is to get on and make these preparations. We’re not stopping talks, we’ll proceed to barter however the place we’re I do assume it’s very important that everybody now will get prepared for that Australian possibility.”