Speaking to a group of businesses in Berlin, Merkel said that once the UK formally leaves the bloc, which will currently set to be by the end of March 2019, we will be able to have a bonfire of EU regulations which will make us even more competitive on the world stage, gaining a possible economic edge.
She warned that the EU must develop “strong mechanisms” to offset the effect this will have on them, and hinted that this could form part of the exit deal, saying that Eurocrats will “negotiate our future relations with Britain very thoroughly.”
This following on from her comments yesterday, in which she warned there would be “a price to pay” for controlling our borders. It seems like threats are all the EU has at the minute as they realise how Brexit Britain, free of the EU’s shackles, has amazing opportunities ahead of it.
Full article: Merkel worried about Brexit Britain gaining Economic Advantage (Westmonster)