Citing multiple government sources, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, UK Finance Minister Jeremy Hunt is said to have privately pushed for Britain to have closer ties with the European Union (EU), raising the first sign of the UK PM Rishi Sunak camp’s dissatisfaction with Hunt.
A senior government source criticized Hunt for speaking too loosely about his views on Brexit, per Bloomberg.
Rumors are doing the rounds that Britain is starting to have second thoughts about Brexit even after more than six years of division with the EU.
This comes after PM Sunak ruled out on Monday any Swiss-style deal to remove trade barriers with the EU.
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