Article 50

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:39 pm on 24th January 2017.

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Photo of Chris Green Chris Green Conservative, Bolton West 12:39 pm, 24th January 2017

The World Trade Organisation has done a fantastic amount of work to reduce trade barriers around the world, and it is the basis of our trading relationship with the United States of America, where we have a trade surplus. Does my right hon. Friend agree with me that this provides a great foundation for a trade deal with the EU, and that it is now for the EU to do something better than that?