So far negotiations have failed to end in an agreement, but it’s said the two sides had made progress towards a deal after months of deadlock.
Lord Frost has one more session then he will be returning to London to brief ministers on progress made. Sticking points remain around fisheries, level playing field and state aid.
Once again Boris Johnson and the European Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen will tomorrow speak over the video call to take stock of progress.
A PM spokesperson said: “The PM will be speaking to President von der Leyen tomorrow afternoon to take stock of negotiations and discuss the next steps.”
When speaking about progress made in negotiations, the PM spokesperson said: “They have been conducted in a constructive spirit, and we certainly are committed to continuing to work constructively this week to reach an agreement with the EU.”
Yesterday the Commission President gave notice to start the process of legal proceedings against the UK. This was due to the demands from the EU calling for the UK to remove the Internal Market Bill which Britain so far has refused to do.
This situation between the UK and the EU has been built up to the point that only certain outcomes remain. A real free trade deal without the attempted power grabs from the EU is one option; the other is a No-deal exit.
One German news correspondent suggested the UK should apologise to the EU or leave without a deal. Meanwhile Brexiteer Conservative MP’s have urged the PM to pull the plug and walk. What’re you thoughts?