Commenting on today’s announcement of a Brexit deal in Brussels, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
“This moves the UK on to talking about the big issues of Brexit - how we get a good deal that protects workers’ rights, jobs and livelihoods.
“But it’s clear the government’s determination to leave the single market and customs unions is getting in the way. The government must drop its self-defeating red lines and put these options back on the table.
“And before the next round of talks, we need a sea-change in the way government acts. Ministers need to bring in the negotiating expertise of unions and employers.”
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