Brexit briefing: Business leaders want a Brexit plan

Press quote (Financial Times)
16 December 2016

John Springford, director of research at the Centre for European Reform, writes that while remaining in the customs union may appear to the best way to minimise the economic costs of Brexit while ‘taking back control’, the customs union and the single market are not easy to disentangle, and the EU-27 would demand a high price for an arrangement that eliminates costly customs charges and checks.