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UK’s default policy is to leave EU without deal if there is no agreement in parliament – minister

The default policy of the British government is to leave the EU on March 29 without any deal if Prime Minister Theresa May cannot get an agreement through parliament, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox said on Monday. “The government will want to leave with a deal but the government will want to prepare for no deal if it’s impossible to get any agreement through the House of Commons.” Leaving with no deal would be “the default policy,” Fox told BBC radio. “I don’t regard no deal as national suicide. I think that no deal would damage our economy but I think it’s survivable. I think no Brexit, politically, is a disaster from which we might not recover.”