Kate Andrews writes for City A.M.
Who is smiling on the Prime Minister’s announcement that the transition period after exiting the EU could be extended by an extra year? Not the hardline Brexiteers, many of whom think that the UK should have left the bloc yesterday. Not the ultra-Remainers either – an extension of the transition still leads to the inevitable exit which, from their perspective, should be readdressed through a second referendum.
And everyone in between? They’re getting tired of the Brexit process – reading daily headlines about “developments”, which are often meaningless updates about negotiations that seem to have gained little traction since the vote to leave the EU over two years ago.
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