All still to play for, says former UK ambassador

It is certain Brexit will happen on January 31, says former ambassador to France and crossbench peer Lord Ricketts, but “all is still to play for” when it comes to the UK/EU relationship.

“This is a prime minister with a big majority of loyal MPs because many will have been elected for the first time as a result of his campaign,” Lord Ricketts said.

“But if we don’t agree a free trade agreement and all the other things that go with it by the end of 2020, and the prime minister doesn’t extend ...

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