Britain faces a no-deal crash-out: even ultra-Brexiters said this would be a disaster

Press quote (The Guardian)
11 December 2020

“It’s because it’s Europe,” says trade analyst Sam Lowe of the Centre for European Reform. Ultimately, he’s concluded, this isn’t about tariffs and barriers, but something far more visceral. “They’re annoyed we’re in Europe’s vicinity.” If they could move Britain physically further away from the continent, they would. They long to be free of its taint.