A major stumbling block in Brexit negotiations doesn’t have to be an impasse if the government takes the initiative.
[T]he UK must implement primary legislation to ensure that at least all measures in Great Britain are controlled by a UK subsidy regime. The alternative may be to accept that the vexed “level playing field” provisions on state aid have already been given away — but that is not the government’s position.’
Read James Webber’s recent publication with Politeia here: ‘All Change? UK State Aid after Brexit: What Law? What Courts?