The most fervent advocate of a continued Customs partnership between the UK and the European Union in the British cabinet, Philip Hammond, has converted to the hardline view of a clean break.
The conversion of Philip Hammond
Addressing business leaders on Wednesday morning, he told the UK’s biggest industrial lobby (CBI) that the UK is leaving the Customs Union. While Hammond admitted that the post-Brexit customs relation between the UK and the EU is still a "work in progress," he sought to ap...

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