Britain's unilateral legislation plan clouds Brexit trade talks

Britain confirmed on Tuesday that it plans to submit legislation overriding part of its EU withdrawal agreement, casting a cloud over talks on post-Brexit trade that opened in London.Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis told parliament that the provision on separate post-Brexit customs arrangements for Northern Ireland had been designed to guarantee businesses and individuals in the territory “unfettered access to the whole of the UK market.”Lewis said a “UK internal market bill” will be published on Wednesday and put to a first vote next week.”We are taking limited and reasonable steps to…

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