FTA urges government to guarantee “frictionless trade” as Brexit withdrawal bill is backed


The FTA has given a guarded reaction to news that MPs have voted through Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plan for the UK to leave the EU on 31 January 2020. The EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill was passed by a majority of 124, although it now goes on to further scrutiny in Parliament. The bill would also ban an extension of the transition period – during which the UK is out of the EU but still follows many of its rules […]