First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford have called for a Brexit delay during the coronavirus crisis. They wrote: “While we hope that the second half of this year will see the beginnings of a recovery, we believe that exiting the transition period at the end of the year would be extraordinarily reckless.
“It would pile a further very significant economic and social shock on top of the COVID-19 crisis, hitting businesses whose reserves, in many case, have already been exhausted, leading to more business closures and redundancies.”
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