Brexit: Liam Fox to warn of customs union 'sell out'

Brexit: Liam Fox to warn of customs union 'sell out'
 

Any form of customs union with the EU after Brexit would be a "complete sell out" for the UK, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox is to argue.
The UK would find itself in a "worse position" than it is now, he will say, if it leaves the existing customs union but negotiates a similar arrangement.
Labour says such an outcome would help business by securing tariff-free trade.
But Mr Fox will say having to accept EU rules and limits on doing other deals would make the UK "less attractive".
In a speech in London, he will warn changing economic and trade patterns... read more

 
26 February 2018 in Politics, Views: 51
Source: BBC
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