‘Brexit talks are going even worse than pandemic’ – Yorkshire Post Letters

Should Britain seen an extension to the Brexit transition period?Should Britain seen an extension to the Brexit transition period?
Should Britain seen an extension to the Brexit transition period?
From: Richard Wilson, Chair, Leeds for Europe.

I WAS initially perplexed by AJA Smith’s letter (‘Nissan’s decision is a vote of confidence in Brexit Britain’, The Yorkshire Post, June 5).

It was published only a 
day after a great deal of coverage of fresh doubts about the 
future of Nissan’s Sunderland plant. In fairness, the letter was probably written before 
Nissan’s CEO said it could not stand by its commitment 
to Sunderland if the UK 
cannot secure tariff-free 
access to the European 

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If there is one thing this Government has handled more poorly than its virus response, and the Dominic Cummings affair, then it is the EU transition talks.

Brexit continues to divide political and public opinion.Brexit continues to divide political and public opinion.
Brexit continues to divide political and public opinion.

Little or no progress is 
being made, say press 

There is now a very real risk that Britain will crash out of the EU without a deal at the end of this year.

The Government must soon decide – by the end of this month, in fact – whether to instead pause Brexit and accept Brussels’ offer of a two-year extension to the talks.

Nissan workers in 
Sunderland would be among many who would welcome 
such an extension, I should imagine.

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Sincerely. Thank you.

James Mitchinson


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