The US ambassador to the UK has said a “massive bilateral trade deal” between Britain and America is unlikely to be possible if Theresa May’s Brexit deal wins the support of MPs. Responding, Best for Britain champion and Labour MP Ian Murray said:
“Woody Johnson has read the Prime Minister’s dream of a massive post-Brexit trade deal the last rites.
“This has been on the cards for months but he has, on New Year’s Eve, delivered the coup de grâce.
“The government has pinned its whole post Brexit strategy on a big trade deal with the US and this has fallen apart. Theresa May doesn’t have a coherant plan anymore – just hopes and desperate wishes.
“This shows more than ever why we need to go back to the people. Leavers who were offered an idea of Britain being a global trading nation have been sold a pup.”