UK government distances itself from Brexit strategy memo

More than five months after the referendum, Prime Minister Theresa May has refused to outline the government's Brexit strategyThe British government on Monday distanced itself from a memo outlining plans for Brexit spotted as a lawmaker left Downing Street, which included the aim to “have cake and eat it”. Have cake and eat it,” read the hand-written paper held by an aide accompanying Mark Field, a London MP for the ruling Conservative Party. The notes were caught by a photographer as Field left the Department for Exiting the European Union — an office set up in the wake of Britain’s shock June 23 vote to leave the bloc.

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