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Uk’S Withdrawal from the EU

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:37 pm on 27th February 2019.

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Photo of John Baron John Baron Conservative, Basildon and Billericay 4:37 pm, 27th February 2019

I am afraid the hon. Gentleman misheard me. I said that we trade with the majority of the world outside the EU on WTO terms—that is a fact—and we trade very profitably with them. That is the issue. While it is clear that most of us would prefer a good deal to no deal, the exaggeration of how bad WTO terms are has to be set in context.