28 Dec 2020

EU ambassadors give ‘green light’ to Brexit trade deal

Economics Correspondent

EU ambassadors say they have given a “green light” to Britain’s post-Brexit trade deal, due to come into force on Friday.

Focus now switches to MPs here, who will vote on the new agreement at a special sitting of parliament on Wednesday. Some Labour MPs say they will vote against the deal, while fishermen’s leaders have called it a “betrayal”.