Theresa May has vowed to push ahead with her Brexit plans through triggering Article 50 by the end of March – but we’re not convinced she can keep negotiations over the departure to the permitted limit.
We make it Evens that the deal takes longer than two years to conclude, but we’reat least convinced a customs agreement will be easy to reach with the 27 EU member states (1/5).
The Prime Minister will need to get her plans past the two Houses of Parliament first, though – as it’s it 4/1 that she’s vetoed.
Miss @theresa_may‘s speech about her #Brexit plan earlier? Here are the key parts of it pic.twitter.com/ciB2cfj39q
— Sky News (@SkyNews) January 17, 2017
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We also price up the likelihood of the UK border being closed this year (25/1), the pound reaching a record high in 2017 (10/1), and Article 50 not to be triggered by the end of March (7/4).
Asked about the current state of Brexit spokesman Paddy Power said: “Theresa May is certainly digging her designer heels in here, and is clearly keen to make a (fashion) statement with her Brexit plans.
“But it’s great news about the Pound – I sorted my holiday money out for the Cheltenham Festival last week, and am already a winner.”
1/5 To reach a customs agreement with the 27 EU member states
Evens Brexit negotiations to exceed permitted two year limit
7/4 Theresa May NOT to trigger Article 50 by the end of March
4/1 May’s Brexit plan to be vetoed by Parliament
10/1 The Pound to reach a decade high
25/1 To close the UK borders this year