Brexit latest news: Britain ready to walk away without deal says Davis | Politics | News – UK


The ex-Brexit Secretary said EU member states had more to lose from a no-deal scenario than the UK.

And he said Brussels risked making a “massive miscalculation” by thinking Mrs May will agree a divorce deal no matter what.

He told the Daily Telegraph: “It’s certainly not the intention of the EU to have a no-deal Brexit but they are misjudging us at the moment.

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“The UK Parliament does not want no deal but it’s certainly not going to be pushed around by the European Parliament.”

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07:52am update: Bombardier’s warning over no-deal Brexit

Plane-maker Bombardier has warned it could be forced to spend £30 million to stockpile parts in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

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Michael Ryan, the head of the firm’s Northern Ireland operation, warned that spending such a sum is “not how we can afford to run a business”.

He said: “The only solution to not having some sort of a deal will be to stockpile parts.

“That will cost us about £25m to 30m to hold a number of months’ worth of material to avoid stopping our lines. It’s cash that I don’t have.”

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Around 4,000 people are employed at Bombardier’s Belfast operation, which makes wings for the Airbus A220.


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