Exact same sentiment as many of the 27, led by France.
If the polls are correct and Boris gets a majority then only 2 possible dates - Jan1st or Jan31.
They have set up the task force with the premise that the polls are indeed correct, the next phase is the trade deal (as distinct from the withdrawal deal).
The current deal will cause a hit on UK economy so zero expectation of interest rate rises until well after the expiration of the transitional period (which can only be extended mid 2020) - hence the BOE vote count this week
Edit; the vote count on Thurs past was ‘expected’ at 0-0-9, i.e. all nine votes to keep rates at current levels - but inflation has dipped to 1.7 well below the target 2.0 - attributed to Brexit, so surprise surprise there were 2 dissenters who were contemplating cuts - what it look like on a chart:
Arrow at vote count release - you couldn’t get more boring