The Danger of No-Deal

Josh K. Wicks

Boris Johnson has promised to take the UK out of the EU on
October the 31st, come what may, with or without a deal. Whilst the
government claims it is intent on securing a new withdrawal agreement before
then, in reality this is not going to be possible. The EU has made absolutely
clear that it will not be renegotiating the existing withdrawal agreement and,
even if it were an available option, there is simply not enough time before the
end of October to renegotiate, write and ratify a new 585-page treaty. As a
result, it seems almost definite that the UK will leave the EU with no deal. It
is the view of virtually all experts and vast swathes of the public (myself
included) that this will be a catastrophe.

Firstly, the UK will be erecting trade barriers and have to rely on trading through the World…

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