7 Mar 2018

Donald Tusk: Post-Brexit relations will be ‘more complicated and costly’

Political Editor

More complicated, more costly, and no cherry picking the best bits out of a future deal. That’s Donald Tusk’s message to Britain about the post-Brexit world, warning that nothing about it would be “frictionless or smoother”. Already the future of financial services is proving a major sticking point, the Chancellor Philip Hammond insisting again today it should be included in a future trade settlement, claiming that would be in everyone’s interest.