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Hard Brexit warning for ‘frustrating’ UK


People in Scotland are more concerned about the financial impact of Brexit than the rest of the UK David Cheskin/PA WireBritain is heading for a hard Brexit in part because of the “consternation and deep frustration” with which it is viewed in continental capitals, a former ambassador to the EU says. Sir Ivan Rogers also predicted that there would be a return to a hard border in Ireland because the issue was an “intellectual Rubik’s cube” that may prove impossible to solve. Meanwhile Theresa May faces talks over an exit deal with no way of finding an approach to placate both the pro-Brexit “revolutionaries” and the economic pragmatists in her cabinet. Sir Ivan, who resigned as EU ambassador in January and has served Tony Blair and David Cameron as a senior civil servant, warned that EU elites were “puzzled” by Britain’s approach to the EU…


Source: The Times October 16, 2017 23:03 UTC


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