May: EU criticism of Chequers plan is ‘negotiating tactic’

      Comments Off on
May: EU criticism of Chequers plan is ‘negotiating tactic’

British PM tries to downplay unexpectedly strong criticism of UK proposals by European leaders at Salzburg summit

Theresa May has insisted that her Chequers plan is not dead and claimed that European Union leaders were engaging in “negotiating tactics” when at the end of the Salzburg summit Donald Tusk declared that her plan would not work.

Related: Brexit: May says Chequers ‘only plan’ on table after EU calls it unacceptable – Politics live

Continue reading…