French finance minister slams UK 'improvisation' over Brexit


Michel Sapin said 'nobody was ready' for last June's UK referendum result in favour of the country leaving the European Union, and described the British government's threat that it might use lowered corporation tax as a bargaining card in negotiations over a Brexit deal as demonstrating 'how helpless the British government is'.

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The British government was not prepared for taking Britain out of the European Union and now appears to be improvising on its Brexit policy, French finance minister Michel Sapin said on Tuesday, reports Reuters.