New Partnership with the EU

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:51 pm on 17th January 2017.

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Photo of David Davis David Davis The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union 1:51 pm, 17th January 2017

What the Government will do is abide by the instruction given to them by the British people, and that instruction was to leave the European Union. I am afraid that is inconsistent with membership of the market. But what we have said in terms is that we intend to deliver the very thing the right hon. Gentleman says British business is uncertain about, and that is tariff-free and barrier-free access to the European market.