As the Brexit negotiations between the United Kingdom and the European Union go into the next phase, the EU has suggested a transition period in which Britain essentially remains in the union for two more years. The government in London seems keen on the idea. The precedent, however, is incredible.
A Really Bad Deal
Prior to the phase 1 deal, the UK and the EU needed to reach an agreement on the following issues:
- Will there be a “hard border” (meaning: border checks and structural enforcement of cu