It would need unanimous agreement. Looking at each of the 27’s varying comments, there are six distinct camps of opinion.
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It now the main issue blocking a negotiated agreement – thus risking a No Deal and potentially a harder Irish border. In short, it risks triggering the very thing it is supposed to avoid.
A customs union 2) Simon Clarke – As a convinced Brexiteer, and an optimist about Britain, I see that joining one would lock us into decline
We shouldn’t be glued as a vassal state to a declining European market.
Henry Newman: Yes, we have proposed a voluntary managed alignment in goods. But direct ECJ jurisdiction must end.
Either a new dispute resolution mechanism will be required, or the UK could dock into part of the EFTA court to resolve disputes over goods.
Lord Ashcroft: Special Report – Malta makes a strong case to host the EU outposts of British companies after Brexit
As well as its historic links to this country, the island offers a solution-solving attitude and solid work ethic.
We must turbo-charge the vehicle of British entrepreneurship as we drive across the Brexit bridge which should connect us with the rest of the world.
We shouldn’t take the ideological pronouncements of the Commission as being set in stone. The member states may yet have their say.
Owen Paterson: It’s time for the Government to face up to the grim truth. The NHS simply isn’t fit for purpose.
My think-tank’s new report finds that there are over 46,000 unnecessary deaths each and every year in the UK.
Peter Marshall: Cameron’s renegotiation was a success, not a failure – and gives us exactly the semi-detatched position in Europe we need
It offers Britain a unique position of advantage within the EU.
Overall, six in ten respondents throughout the EU said they would prefer the UK to remain a member.
The co-Chairman of the Fresh Start Group says that the Government would be in a better position to conduct a renegotiation during the run-up to 2016.