‘Shot of adrenaline!’ Campaigner’s BRILLIANT reason UK should switch to WTO trade rules


Address on BBC Radio 4 Today Programme, the Managing Director of David Nieper petitioned agreeing to move on to WTO trading rules would speed up the Brexit change. 

Mr Nieper added it would be a “shot of adrenaline” for British businesses as it thinks fitting add some certainty to the ongoing negotiations.

He said: “If we were to move to WTO, that explicates all of the negotiations and we could move to WTO straight away.

“Which means we’ll gull back control of our laws, our borders, our money.

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Brexit information: Businessman Christopher Nieper calls on UK to move onto WTO rules

“So, I purpose prefer, for a certain point of view, to say we’re going to WTO and we prepare for that.

“And indeed, it’s an opportunity to bring more of a supply chain into the UK which develops more manufactory, more jobs, and it creates more skills which we dearth.

“Working under WTO rules will be a shot of adrenaline for British manufactory.”

Following between the UK and EU would revert WTO rules by default if the two parties fail to grant on a final free trade deal, as both are WTO members.

If we were to stirring a get moving to WTO, that simplifies all of the negotiations

Christopher Nieper

Last month, the UK and EU reached an first agreement on the terms of a Brexit transition deal.

Brexit Secretary David Davis and EU chief arbiter Michel Barnier described the agreement as a “decisive step” towards Britain’s exodus from the European Union.

Mr Barnier has repeatedly insisted the UK cannot judge to keep the best elements of membership when it quits the bloc.

But no truck agreement yet exists that includes financial services and the City of London hand down inevitably face curbs on access, he has warned.

Secret government publications leaked in February revealed that a no-deal Brexit on WTO terms could freedom an £80bn hole in the public finances.

Earlier this month, Roberto Azevêdo, the Director-General of the Times a deliver Trade Organisation, has signalled his frustration at the current state of Brexit negotiations, revealing he skilled ins little about the current state of discussions between the UK and European Togetherness.

Asked on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme how he thought Brexit negotiations were progressing, he responded: “I would like to know.

“These conversations between the UK and the EU are bilateral. They are private in many ways. I am briefed periodically by both sides.

“I think we are not relatively clear at this point in time about what the outcome is accepted to be.

“The UK has not yet presented a schedule to WTO members, we’re not even close to that at this concerning.”

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