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The obstacles to a Brexit deal are not what you think

Do not look at disputes between the two sides but within them

By David Henig  

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Negotiations on the future UK-EU relationship are finally intensifying. In London it is reported that Michael Gove and Rishi Sunak, favouring a deal even at the cost of signing up to the EU’s conditions, are up against Boris Johnson and David Frost, who are comfortable without one and fearful of cries of betrayal from Brexit hardliners. In Brussels, there are discussions among EU member states about the extent to which the UK can be trusted to stick by a trade…

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