2. The withdrawal agreement is the “easy” bit. Trade talks will be far more difficult, complicated and take a lot longer. By the time they’re done, and a new relationship is fully in place, most of the 28 leaders at today’s #EUCO will no longer be in office.
3. It will be interesting to see this coming week how the UK models the economic impact of what it imagines to be the future trade relationship deal given May has acknowledged there cannot be frictionless trade within her red lines. Friction, less trade (and more barriers)
4. Finally, I hope, but doubt, the government will tell British voters in its impact assessment next week, the size of the economic hit that comes with ending freedom of movement of people. But am sure the @OBR_UK will do so in due course.