The Tories have threatened to abandon talks with the European Union in June and spend the second half of the year preparing for a No Deal Brexit.
No expert thought it would be easy to get a UK-EU trade agreement even by the end of the year, when the transition period is due to end and Brexit really kicks in. Getting an agreement largely sorted by June will be that much more difficult. It looks like the Tories are trying to bluff the EU into concessions by a game of brinkmanship which could easily end in No Deal anyway.
The Tories have abandoned their earlier promises to maintain a “level