The British prime minister, Theresa May, has defended this Tuesday that if finally the Brexit was produced without agreement, as some voices predict from the United Kingdom, “it would not be the end of the world”. May has responded to a letter sent last week by Economy Minister Philip Hammond to the finance committee in which he warns of the economic impact that the United Kingdom would have to leave the European Union without an agreement.
Asked about this matter, she has reproached Hammond for the publication of the letter because, as explained in statements collected by Sky News, is based on data from last January. On the prospect that the break between London and Brussels will occur without any agreement, May has quoted the words of the director of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Roberto Azevêdo, on the economic consequences: “It will not be a walk in the park “But” it will not be the end of the world neither”. The premier also remarked the Government” is making the necessary preparations “for the United Kingdom to succeed in any scenario”.
May has insisted “it is better to have no agreement than to reach a bad agreement”, although at the same time she has trusted the parties will be able to understand each other before the deadline: on March 29, 2019 the Brexit will take place automatically.
The EU’s chief negotiator for Brexit, Michel Barnier, and his British counterpart, Dominic Raab, announced last week after their meeting in Brussels, they will negotiate “continuously” in the coming weeks in order to reach an agreement towards autumn, which will allow enough time to implement it.