“We continued to extend and extend it and it obviously didn’t work.
“In the end, we have Boris who is strong and says” he won’t go without an agreement if you don’t give us something “and ding dong guess what suddenly we get something.
“In the end, the EU decided to move a little bit, so I think we are in a very strong position now.”
Hewertson told Express.co.uk is confident that Boris Johnson’s team of trade talks will be able to reach an agreement with the EU by the end of December 2020.
The Conservative Party member praised the Prime Minister for his firm stance during the negotiations over his predecessor Theresa May.
Hewertson said: “I think the EU is trying to scare us into thinking that we may not get an agreement, but I am confident enough that we will.
“They can no longer get away with the things they did with Theresa May.”
In June 2016, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. The United Kingdom officially left the European Union in late January of this year.
Britain is currently in a transitional period until the end of 2020 with the EU as the government negotiates a free trade agreement with the blockade.