Controlling borders and UK’s trade plans don’t mix

House of Commons select committee highlights areas of concern for Britons living in the EU and businesses..

Delivering the ‘best possible access for goods and services to the European market’, prioritising the control of UK borders, and coming out of European court scrutiny ‘will be difficult’, says the first report of the UK parliamentary’ select committee in charge of scrutinising the Brexit process.

The cross-party committee of 21 MPs highlighted a clash between Prime Minister Theresa May’s stated objectives on controlling borders and those of Brexit Minister David Davis on future trading relationships.
It also said it is “clearly in everyone’s interests to resolve the position of EU nationals in the UK and of UK nationals in other EU member states as quickly as possible so as to provide certainty and reassurance to the individuals, their families and the businesses and services that rely on them”.

It added that the UK’s relationship with the EU is “deep and complex, not least in terms of the legal rights of parties in both the UK and EU-27” and it would be “unsatisfactory and potentially damaging to both sides were the UK to leave with ...

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