Donald Tusk, European Council President, has confirmed that EU leaders have agreed to move Brexit talks on to the second phase. The EU has also published its guidelines for phase two of the negotiations. These negotiations will focus on future economic co-operation and the transitional arrangement.

Sue Robinson, Director of the National Franchised Dealers Associations (NFDA), said, “It is extremely positive to see that the EU has now published its guidelines for the second phase of Brexit negotiations and agreed to a two-year transition period. We are hopeful that this will provide more certainty to businesses and consumers.

“NFDA is looking forward to seeing how negotiations unfold within this timeframe and we will continue to engage with Ministers, Parliamentarians and Officials at both a national and EU level”.

 

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The Retail Motor Industry represents the interests of operators in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man providing sales and services to motorists and businesses. The RMI has a formal association with the independent Scottish Motor Trade Association which represents the retail motor industry in Scotland.