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Tactically it would be wrong to concede the principle of a transition deal now, as it would take the pressure off getting everything sorted within the A50 period. A limited transition deal could be introduced as a bargaining chip at a late stage to secure agreement to an advantageous Brexit deal however. But only if a deal is close.  Otherwise it is a recipe for further procrastination, although at the moment all the uncertainty is damaging mainly the UK economy.

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