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Part of Exiting the European Union – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 14th June 2018.

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Photo of Suella Braverman Suella Braverman The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union 12:00 am, 14th June 2018

Since the referendum, and contrary to the predictions at the time of the referendum, we are seeing an increase in exports outpacing imports, an increase in manufacturing, and an increase in sales in particular sectors, such as the car industry. We must build on those successes. Leaving the customs union will enable us to develop an independent trade policy beyond the EU and with other countries, and leaving the single market will give us power and control over our rules and regulations.