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Remainer London Mayor Sadiq Khan meets with arch-EU autocrat Guy Verhofstadt – 

Mr Johnson’s commitment to regulatory independence set out by David Frost, the UK’s chief Brexit negotiator, in speech given in Brussels on Monday – ‘To think that we might accept EU supervision on so-called “level playing field” issues simply fails to see the point of what we are doing,’ he said. ‘It isn’t a simple negotiating point which might move under pressure, it is the point of the whole project.’ – Financial Times (£)

Michel Barnier hits back at claim PM would walk away from the negotiating table with Brussels rather than surrender Britain’s hard-fought independence –  The EU negotiator told David Frost, the Prime Minister’s top Europe adviser, that the UK would not be afforded the same trade deals as Canada and South Korea without accepting swathes of EU rules and standards, i.e., on the basis of the agreed Political Declaration – Express

Michel Barnier: UK can’t have Canada trade deal with EU – BBC

The Elgin Marbles might be a price of a trade deal – Daily Mail

EU claimed its first trade talks victory as Boris Johnson backed down over where first round should be held. Brussels, of course, not London – Express

EU 27 harden their stance and both sides talking tough – Reuters 

Boris Johnson’s team is talking tough on an EU deal, but is it all for show? – Guardian

EU red tape strangling sausage prospects – Reuters

John Longworth plans pro-Brexit lobby group to rival CBI – The Times (£)

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Kathy Gyngell
Kathy Gyngell
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