Welcome to the Guardian’s weekly Brexit briefing, a summary of developments as Britain moves towards the EU exit. If you’d like to receive it as a weekly email, please sign up here (and check your spam folder if you don’t see it in your inbox). Producing the Guardian’s thoughtful, in-depth journalism is expensive – but supporting us isn’t. If you value our Brexit coverage, please become a Guardian supporter and help make our future more secure. Thank you. The big picture Everyone wants to know. As the government continues to insist its plan is to secure the “best possible deal for Britain” – but refuses to say what that might be exactly, or how it intends to get it – questions about the prime minister’s Brexit strategy, and doubts as to whether she has one, are piling up. The new president of the CBI, Paul Drechsler, told its annual conference on Monday that business was not looking for a “running commentary”, but that it really, really did need “clarity and – above all – a plan” on Brexit: Businesses are inevitably considering the cliff-edge scenario – a sudden and overnight transformation in trading conditions. If this happens, firms could find… Read full this story
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