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Topical Questions

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 David Davis David Davis The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union 12:00 am, 14th June 2018

We take all remarks from business and business leaders very seriously. We have to make an assessment as to what is in the best interests of the whole country. We also have to balance—for example, with respect to customs union—the interests of existing companies and companies that may make the most of opportunities in the rest of the world when we get freedom from the common commercial policy. My direct answer to the end of my hon. Friend’s question is that we will be publishing a White Paper in the near future, and the matter will be addressed in that White Paper.