Leaked documents expose lack of progress in US-UK trade talks

The UK telegraph citing leaked documents, say

  • Britain has failed to make meaningful progress towards a free trade deal with the United States
  • amid “chronic” staffing shortages and communication breakdowns in Whitehal
  • Details of meetings spanning two years show how overstretched departments have been working “at cross purposes” as transatlantic talks have repeatedly stumbled over politically sensitive topics such as rules on health, farming and the finance industry.
Link (Tele is gated) 

Maybe ineptness is not unique to the US after all? (OK, OK – I’ll take myself off to the naughty corner)

C’mon Boris! 

he’ll fix this!


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