The election changed everything and now deadlock in parliament looms. The final deal may have to go back to the people
• Vernon Bogdanor is professor of government at King’s College London
Negotiations on Britain’s withdrawal from the EU have now begun in earnest. They are required, according to article 50, to “take account of the framework” for Britain’s “future relationship with the union”. But what is that future relationship to be?
Economically, the EU comprises three elements: a free trade area; a customs union (an area with a common trade policy and a common tariff); and an internal market in which non-tariff …read more