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08 Jan 2020

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Jill Rutter speaks on the BBC Radio 4 PM programme about what the year ahead holds in terms of negotiations for the UK with the European Union.

She says Boris Johnson wants a much looser relationship, with a free trade agreement and a right to diverge. He no longer wants to remain in the customs union, the single market or under the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice. The cost of this however, is border friction on trade, and potentially tariffs and quotas.

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