Negotiations on post-Brexit trade agreements can and must get started before Britain leaves the EU, insists West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver.
He said: “As the agreements will not come into force until after March 2019, there are no legal obstacles to getting on with the job now.
“This would help businesses feel more confident that Brexit is happening at an efficient and effective pace and mean we are ready to go at the allotted time.”
Andrew Lilico, executive director of Europe Economics, gives a detailed and persuasive case for pressing ahead which the Government should take serious heed of as a matter of priority.”
The UK can legally sign new trade agreements before Brexit is complete | BrexitCentral
Once Article 50 was invoked, one of the first things Guy Verhofstadt, the EU Parliament’s Brexit negotiator, was quoted as declaring was that the EU could not accept Britain starting bilateral trade talks with non-EU countries before the process of leavin