Davis vows Brexit transition will last until 2020


DAVID Davis has pledged that a proposed transition period between Britain leaving the EU and full independence will not last any longer than two years.

The comments by the Brexit secretary has calmed concerns that Britain could be locked in an endless transition period which would mean it remained under Brussels rule as a “vassal state” with no influence.

Speaking to the Lords’ EU committee Mr Davis also said that the UK intends to remain on key committees influencing EU decisions during the transition or implementation period where the UK will still have to accept rules from Brussels.

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