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UK's expectations of Brexit talks 'unrealistic'

UK's expectations of Brexit talks 'unrealistic'

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The UK is unprepared and is entering Brexit talks with "unrealistic" expectations, according to a City economist.Malcolm Barr, who works for JP Morgan, one of the world's largest banking institutions, said of the Brexit negotiations: "I'm not convinced that (the UK is) really very well prepared at all, to be perfectly blunt."He told Sky's Ian King Live programme: "I think that some of the expectations which this administration has encouraged people to have about what can be delivered through the Brexit process are a little bit unrealistic, in terms of what the whole process can deliver and how quickly we can work through and actually be delivering the things we've said we want in terms of control of migration, control of our regulatory and legal structures."The idea that we're going to be ...