Brexit talks: work still needed on future ties declaration, says No 10



Jessica Elgot | The Guardian

Significant progress is still needed in the Brexit negotiations to flesh out the final political declaration on the future relationship, Downing Street has said, including addressing some language on customs that alarmed Brexiters. Theresa May would play a negotiating role in the final stages before Sunday’s summit in Brussels, her spokesman said, although there is no day set this week for her anticipated meeting with the European commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker. The prime minister said over the weekend that she intended to go to Brussels this week ahead of the emergency summit on Sunday. No 10 denied that the threat of a possible no-confidence vote was the reason no date had been finalised.

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