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The Commission which drew up the report will publish alongside it next month a Draft Alternative Arrangements Protocol.
Three meetings with the ’22 each year, with no questions allowed, are simply not sufficient. Even Corbyn engages more than this.
Why won’t my colleagues think it through? A Customs Union would be a disaster for British foreign policy.
If in the future, the UK has neither its own trade policy nor any say over the EU’s, we will have literally zero leverage on anything to do with trade.
Greg Hands: “The power is with us.” The two EU officials who want to punish Britain, crafted the deal – and claim they are winning.
Selmayr and Weyand have got much of their way so far. And there’s every chance they will continue to dominate the process.
Greg Hands: Remaining in a customs union beyond 2020 would be unacceptable to many Conservative MPs – and here’s why
Some will ask “Trump versus China: where does the UK stand?” The answer will be: “Ask Brussels – as the UK isn’t allowed to have a trade policy of its own”.
Greg Hands: Aid can have huge benefits. But it must be properly managed – and suspended when necessary.
This is why I fully supported the Government’s decision to halt direct funding worth £4 million to the Zambian government over allegations of corruption.
He has the ideas to take the Capital forward. One great example is his plan to put one thousand extra police officers on the streets by cutting waste in City Hall.
A customs union 1) Greg Hands – As a former Remainer, and an ex-Trade Minister, I know that joining one would deliver Britain the worst of all worlds
We British often like a good compromise. This would be the wrong one.
You can help to warn voters before it’s too late.
Greg Hands MP: It’s three years today of Labour’s deficit-denying, Goodwin-knighting, zero-credibility Shadow Chancellor
Ed Balls is a man trapped by his past. And Ed Miliband is too weak to stand up to him.