June 23, 2017

Why We Need to Remain in the Customs Union

Following the Queen’s Speech earlier this week, I am supporting the call for the UK to remain a member of the customs union. I have signed a parliamentary motion (Early Day Motion) to that effect. There will be a huge number of issues arising out of the decision to leave the EU, but the issues of the single market and …

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March 9, 2017

The Future of the Customs Union – My Question to the Brexit Minister

This morning I asked the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union to confirm the government’s aim about whether the UK will be part of the customs union. The Prime Minister and the Chancellor have completely contradicted each other. I am extremely concerned by the Government’s attitude to the Brexit negotiations. There is a complete lack of clarity. This …

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