Talking up the risk of a No Deal Brexit is no doubt an attempt by May to focus the minds of MP that her Chequers plan is the only basis for an orderly exit from the EU
Professor of European Law and Director, Centre for European Legal Studies, University of Cambridge
Kenneth Armstrong was elected to the Professorship of European law at the University of Cambridge in 2013. He is Director of the Faculty’s Centre for European Legal Studies. He is a Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. His new book, <a href="http://www.cambridge.org/gb/academic/subjects/law/european-law/brexit-time-leaving-eu-why-how-and-when?format=PB#vdTmWIq9sszZJsBl.97" rel="nofollow">Brexit Time – Leaving the EU: Why, How and When?</a> was published by Cambridge University Press in the summer of 2017. He writes a companion blog Brexit Time – a running commentary at <a href="http://brexittime.com/" rel="nofollow">brexittime.com</a>.
Whatever the precise mechanism, and whatever the exact terminology, a lot of time and effort will be devoted to keeping things the same. As an outcome it is likely to perplex Leavers and frustrate Remainers.
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