19 Dec 2018

EU announces no-deal Brexit ‘damage limitation’ plan

Business Editor

Fourteen measures are being put in place, from flights over European territory to residency rights for British citizens, designed to protect EU nations from the fallout. In the UK, business leaders say they are “watching in horror” as politicians focus more on infighting than making proper plans for the future.

The European Union says it’s started making plans to deal with the disruption if there’s a no-deal Brexit, describing it as a “damage limitation” exercise.

Fourteen measures are being put in place, from flights over European territory to residency rights for British citizens, designed to protect EU nations from the fallout. In the UK, business leaders say they are “watching in horror” as politicians focus more on infighting than making proper plans for the future.