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The 12 Lies of Brexit - 11. We Will Negotiate A Trade Deal In 11 Months

December 11, 2019 5:24 PM

Containers and tradeThe EU has never negotiated, signed and ratified a trade deal with a country in 11 months.

Canada took seven years to strike its agreement with the EU. Given the scale of the problems that have to be negotiated, for example checks on the border, it's highly unlikely this will happen.

Even the EU have distanced themselves from the idea it could be done in 11 months.

Former Australian Trade Negotiator and Trade expert Dmitry Grozoubinski agrees. He said; "no previous trade agreement has ever occurred on such a doomsday clock."

If Johnson fails to negotiate a trade deal in that incredibly short time frame, there's a very real risk we could crash out without a deal at the end of 2020.

The Liberal Democrats know that no trade deal we negotiate with the EU will be as good as the one we currently have. We won't risk a no-deal, and we'll act in the interest of the United Kingdom and stop Brexit.

Why should Boris Johnson get sacked as nativity manager?

He can't run a stable government.