"Because we're leaving the EU, we will be leaving the single market. And, by the way, we'll be leaving the customs union," U.K. Treasury chief Philip Hammond declared, despite the Conservative Party's recent election setback.
What about a possible €55B-€60B divorce bill? "I don’t recognize these sums at all," he said. "think this is the most egregious pre-negotiation posturing that I've seen for a very long while."