Theresa May lectured us all about what she’ll say to Donald Trump as the first foreign leader to meet him after his presidential inauguration, when she appeared on The Andrew Marr Show. She just can’t wait to give him anything he wants.

This is actually a little pathetic. The Telegraph wants us to think a UK-US trade deal will make it easier for British people to work in the States, and vice-versa:

Theresa May and Donald Trump will this week hold talks over a US-UK trade deal that slashes tariffs and makes it easier for hundreds of thousands of workers to move between the two countries.

Sources believe any agreement on tariffs would give Mrs May significant leverage in her negotiations with Brussels and allow her to demand that EU leaders give Britain a good deal.

Government sources also said that Mrs May wants to explore ways in which it is easier for US citizens to work in the UK and vice-versa.

But a million of us already work there, and a million of them already work here:

There are currently around one million Americans working in Britain and around one million UK citizens in the United States.

So there would be no benefit at all. A UK-US trade deal would be about slashing quality and harming workers’ rights by bringing both down to the lowest common denominator – the American standard. The Telegraph article is fake news.

Source: Theresa May and Donald Trump to hold talks on trade deal that cuts tariffs and allows workers to move between the US and UK

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