Liam Fox The British International Trade Secretary says UK Prime Minister Theresa May is not “bluffing” when she threatens to take Britain out of the European Union without a deal.
“Our negotiating partners would not be wise if they believed the Prime Minister was bluffing,” he said about May’s resolve to BBC.
He added the consequences of a situation where no deal is reached are actually detrimental to EU members too: “If we were to leave, the economic impact on a number of European countries would be severe. Countries like Ireland, countries like the Netherlands, countries like Belgium — would really feel the impact of that and that cannot be what the European Union 27 actually want to see.”
“The Prime Minister has always said that nothing is agreed until everything is agreed and that no deal would be better than a bad deal, and I think it’s essential as we enter the next phase of the negotiations that the European Union…