‘Grounds for optimism’ over potential Brexit deal, Business Secretary Greg Clark says – UK


Business Secretary Greg Clark has said there are “grounds for optimism” that the UK will strike a Brexit deal with the EU.

It comes as leading Conservative Brexiteers urge the prime minister to ditch her Chequers plan in favour of a Canada-style agreement.

Theresa May said her proposals, which were rejected by EU leaders at a summit in Salzburg, remain the only viable option for an exit agreement.

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Mr Clark told BBC Radio that “of course we want a deal”, adding that there “are…

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