Press play to listen to this article By JACK BLANCHARD Send tips here | Subscribe for free | Listen to Playbook and view in your browser Good Wednesday morning. There are 16 days to go until Brexit Day — 16 days! — and still we have no deal. BREAKING THIS MORNING: Apologies for the late arrival of this morning’s Playbook, but in the past few minutes the government has published two critically important documents on its no-deal planning, and we thought we’d hang on until they were out. One sets out the U.K. government’s plans for the Northern Irish border in the event of a no-deal scenario; the other on its proposed trade tariffs. They were published at 7 a.m. due to market sensitivities — both will be hugely controversial given the day we have in store. On the Irish border: Britain would unilaterally waive checks on all goods crossing the Northern Ireland border in the event of a no-deal Brexit, as part of a temporary regime in the days immediately after the U.K.’s exit. The temporary regime would permit the unmonitored flow of goods — and exploitation of the new system by smugglers, officials acknowledged. In such a scenario, the U.K…. Read full this story
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