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Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration: Economic Effect

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Wales – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 5th December 2018.

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Photo of Alun Cairns Alun Cairns The Secretary of State for Wales 12:00 am, 5th December 2018

The hon. Gentleman points to a range of economic scenarios that have been painted, but they do not take into account any response that the Government will make. Of course, a responsible Government will respond to the economic situation as it emerges. I am excited about the prospect of striking free trade deals right around the world as an independent trading nation once again.