UK’s Brexit white paper — close on goods, less so on services

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Theresa May’s government will ask the EU for an ‘association agreement’ including a free-trade area for goods.

  • Charlie Cooper
  • Politico

LONDON — The U.K. will formally ask the EU for a post-Brexit “association agreement” including a “free-trade area” for goods, a looser arrangement for financial services, alongside a security partnership and…

epa06882600 Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives for the second day of a NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium, 12 July 2018. NATO countries' heads of states and governments gather in Brussels for a two-day meeting. EPA-EFE/TATYANA ZENKOVICH / POOL

epa06882600 Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May arrives for the second day of a NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium, 12 July 2018. NATO countries’ heads of states and governments gather in Brussels for a two-day meeting. EPA-EFE/TATYANA ZENKOVICH / POOL

Confirming plans agreed by Theresa May’s Cabinet at a summit on Friday, which led to the resignation of Brexit Secretary David Davis and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, the white paper proposes that the…

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