May sets out terms for EU trade deal


PRIME MINISTER Theresa May said on Tuesday (19) she wanted an “ambitious” trade deal with the EU after Brexit as she chaired the first detailed cabinet discussion on fu­ture ties, her spokesman said. She told ministers she wanted a “significantly more ambitious deal” than the EU’s recent trade agreement with Canada, even as the bloc’s chief negotiator warned any deal would not cover Britain’s dominant financial services sector. The cabinet meeting came four days after EU leaders ap­proved an interim agreement on the terms of the separation, and agreed to move negotia­tions on to the next stage. May wants Britain…

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