UK could be locked to EU for longer as diplomats discuss extended transition period

Press quote (The Express)
12 January 2018

Charles Grant, director of the Center for European Reform, said: “Many EU governments recognise that the transition will need to last beyond December 2020. “But it suits the EU, like the UK, not to talk about that now. “The UK would have to pay for single market access, which would require a new and difficult negotiation.”