UK Brexit Minister David Davis has criticized the European Union for preparing for a no-deal scenario once the country leaves the bloc, a new report reveals.
According to a letter published on Tuesday by The Financial Times, Davis who wrote to British Prime Minister Theresa May last month, criticized the EU for adopting measures in the event a deal is not reached before the UK’s exit in March 2019.
The EU’s approach “is frequently damaging to UK interests”, the Brexit minister wrote, the extracts published by the news outlet indicated.
Davis also disapproved of EU agencies for issuing guidance to businesses on the post-Brexit landscape without mentioning the possibility of a transition period.
May’s spokesman declined to comment on the report.
Davis also warned the EU’s current stance amounted to “potential breaches of the UK’s rights as a member state.”
Brussels rejected Davis’s complaint that Britain was being treated…