1 Mar 2018

Theresa May warned that “friction is inevitable” after Brexit

Political Editor

“Friction is an inevitable side-effect of Brexit” said the European Council president Donald Tusk today. As Theresa May convened the cabinet to approve her Brexit plans ahead of a speech tomorrow, Mr Tusk seemed in no mood to accept the Prime Minister’s assertion that the UK could reach a deal that will allow trade to be as “frictionless as possible.”