1) The EU27 can also do other trade deals -and it’s easier for them to replace 7% of their exports to us, than for us to replace 45%
2) There’s a reason why deals are all different. Canadian financial regs are not a threat.
Which one (Canada, South Korea) is the model for our relationship with the EU science programme? (Those countries don’t have what we need).
It’s diff agreements for dif circumstances.
EU have just beaten Davis, May & Johnson hands-down on setting terms of negotiation (incl sequencing), getting £39bn, protected MFF and keeping NI in SM/CU.