Wales’ Economy Secretary Ken Skates says British firms cannot afford the lack of clarity from the UK government on the future terms of trade with the European Union.

It follows a warning from manufacturing giant Airbus that it may close its plants in the UK it leaves the EU’s single market and customs union without a transition deal after Brexit.

The European planemaker employs more than 6,000 people at its wing factory at Broughton in Flintshire and about 400 people at its base in Newport.

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