Ed Balls, 52, joined This Morning hosts Phillip Schofield, 57, and Holly Willoughby, 38, following the first episode of his new television series which explores the trade market which takes place on the shores of Britain. With the Brexit deadline looming, the presenters couldn’t help but quiz the former politician about his views on the matter and the prospect of a No-Deal Brexit.
This week sees the Conservative party conference get underway with their leader and Prime Minister Boris Johnson, 55, detailing his Brexit deal which he will put to Brussels in greater depth.
With headlines dominated on whether the UK will leave the European Union with a Deal or No-Deal, Ed gave his opinion on the matter after recording the series which follows the shipping trade network in Britain.
Beginning the interview, Phillip said of the premises of his new show: “The caveat here, this is not a show about Brexit.”
The guest replied: “It’s not a show about Brexit. It’s about how we trade, the logistics and there’s loads of surprising facts.”
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'Scaremongering' Ed Balls enrages This Morning viewers with No Deal Brexit fears (Image: ITV)
ITV This Morning: Ed Balls joined Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield (Image: ITV)
Ed continued: “But of course, things are going to be potentially turned upside down at the end of the month if we were to leave without a deal.”
Having explained more about the show itself, Phillip asked the guest: “What was the general thought then… because this show [This Morning], we do attempt to keep it a Brexit free zone but it’s very hard, especially with a show like this.
“The people that you met, the businesses that you met, the business men and women who keep this power house running, what do they say about the 31st October?”
The former politician began: “First of all, there’s huge amounts of innovation and we have a global footprint. So, if there’s time to adjust, there will be some adjustment.”
ITV This Morning: Ed Balls spoke about his new show and No-Deal Brexit fears (Image: ITV)
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