9. Feb, 2018


Today's example of exposing the "they need us more than we need them" fallacy:
Under existing international treaties there are between 103 and 1,224 permits a year available to deal with more than 300,000 journeys by 75,000 British trucks.
The Freight Transport Association is unsurprisingly absolutely apoplectic about this.
If the EU doesn't, after all, need us more than we need them, will we be negotiating a trade deal from a position of weakness? And what is the likely outcome of those negotiations?

Britain would fall back on international treaties requiring new licences and registrations