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Customs Union

Part of Exiting the European Union – in the House of Commons on 16th May 2019.

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Photo of Stephen Barclay Stephen Barclay The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

There is nothing elusive about the text of the political declaration, which makes it clear that the Government can negotiate the benefits of a customs arrangement alongside an independent trade policy. The economic analysis shows that that is the best way forward of the options open to the Government.