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PM attempts to reassure business on Brexit

PM attempts to reassure business on Brexit

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The Prime Minister has struck a conciliatory note to business leaders who have demanded that Britain stays in the Customs Union in a transition period after the legal date of Brexit in 2019.Speaking to Sky News at the G20 Summit, Theresa May chose not to restate the position of the Conservative manifesto that "we will no longer be members of the Customs Union".Instead when asked if businesses should now plan to be out of the Customs Union on 30 March 2019, the PM told Sky News: "We can't be members of every part of the Customs Union but we want to continue to have tariff free and as frictionless trade across borders as possible because we want to ensure we have that good trading relationships with the EU".That language appears to take the Government's position back to where it was at the t...