Leaving the EU: Benefits for Wales

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Wales – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 13th June 2018.

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Photo of Alun Cairns Alun Cairns The Secretary of State for Wales 12:00 am, 13th June 2018

I would say in the first instance that the hon. Gentleman is calling for a second referendum, which would create the greatest uncertainty for the UK, both economically and constitutionally. I also point out that exports from the UK are growing, and at a faster rate than areas outside the European Union, and he well knows that exports from Wales cannot be taken in isolation without considering the wider procurement and networking of businesses across the UK.