The UK left the EU on 31 January, entering an 11-month transition period, where the country continues to follow a number of the bloc’s rules while negotiating a trade deal.
The government has repeatedly ruled out extending the transition period, and has said it will go onto trading with the EU on World Trade Organisation rules comes 2021 if no agreement has been reached.
But critics have said this could damage the UK economy.
On Tuesday, the government published 13 documents “setting out our approach to our future relationship with the European Union”, including its outline of a free trade agreement – which “draws on previous EU agreements” with the likes of Canada, Japan and South Korea.
It has also proposed a separate agreement on fisheries, on law enforcement, and in technical areas covering aviation, energy and civil nuclear cooperation.
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