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UK's second largest trading partner in the EU.
The Netherlands is better prepared for hard Brexit than Britain, says Dutch PM
'I am still confident that we can come to an agreement this year and the Chequers proposal is helpful, but it is not the outcome,' Rutte said.
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In Tuesday's budget presentation it emerged the government has set aside an extra €100m to prepare the Netherlands for Brexit. This includes the appointment of 900 new customs officials plus product safety inspectors.
Is Rutte to be trusted? The Dutch are phenomenally efficient busting drug smugglers, or so goes the news.

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by Cat on Mon Sep 24th, 2018 at 01:09:04 AM EST

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