Brexit talks start Monday: The UK still lacks a plan

Press quote (CNN Money)
15 June 2017

"The EU can only negotiate once the UK has come to a consensus on how to proceed -- which will only happen once British politicians openly debate Brexit's dilemmas," said Simon Tilford, deputy director of the Centre for European Reform. ...Tilford said that if May sticks to her uncompromising approach, the EU will have "no option but to respond in kind." "British eurosceptics would portray such an EU approach as bullying, but it would help bring clarity to the UK debate, by making it impossible for British politicians to persist with their strategy of ignoring the choices facing the country," Tilford said.