A senior minister has invited for an end to the Brexit deadlock, alarming the hindrance is spoiling Britain at home and abroad. Speaking during a visit to Japan, Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt granted that picking the EU exit of Britain was “difficult” but “we have got to do it and we need to do it quickly.”
He said, “ businesses need certainty, businesses in the UK, as well as Japan, need certainty. People want the issue resolved”. He added, “ the longer this process goes on, the more damaging it is for us both internally and externally.”
Mr. Hunt is in the country communicating with Japanese businesses about Brexit and Britain’s future relationship with Japan.
His tour comes after Uk Prime Minister Theresa May secured a second detainment to Brexit in the last week, pushing the exit date back to 31st October. Originally, Britain was due to leave the EU on 29th March, but Mrs. Theresa May asked for a delay as she struggled to get her deal through parliament.
The latest exit day becomes 12th April, although this has again transported amid the resuming deadlock at Westminster.
In a tender to break the logjam, the PM extended out to Labour and offered cross-party discussions in an effort to agree on a compromise. MPs are on a break until 23rd April, but discussions between both sides are set to continue over the Easter recess.
Downing Street said sequences of working groups are being set up to stare at specific issues – services and consumer and worker’s rights, environmental protections and securities along with discussions to work out while this will happen.
The materializing prospect of Britain having to participate in European Parliament elections next month has included an extra sense of extremity to the discussions.
On Sunday, two senior Conservatives said they expected the discussions would be over in enough time for the UK to avoid fighting in the elections.