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Old 15th Aug 2017, 09:04   #16120 (permalink)
ORAC
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But during this period, it would also expect to be able to negotiate its own international trade deals - something it cannot do as an EU customs union member.
A spurious claim- as I previously linked, the UK is already free to negotiate trade deals - they just can't come into force until we exit. Exactly the same position as under the new proposal.
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