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North East MPs: Nissan’s comments show Government must go back to the drawing board

Nissan will need to “re-evaluate” its future investment in its Sunderland plant once it sees the final terms of the Brexit deal negotiated by the UK Government, the company’s chief executive said today.

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Streeting – Hammond’s realism is preferable to May’s unrealistic rhetoric

Leaving the European Union without a free trade agreement would be a “catastrophe”, and the UK may well need a transitional arrangement on trade with the EU to prevent it from happening, Chancellor Philip Hammond said in Davos today.

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ICC UK boss: there's nowhere better than the Single Market for exporters

Chris Southworth, Secretary General of the International Chambers of Commerce is clear: for the best possible trading relationship, Britain should be in the Single Market.

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McFadden – To keep Britain global, PM must keep same level of access to the European market

Responding to Theresa May’s speech at Davos today, Pat McFadden MP, leading supporter of Open Britain, said:

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Former WTO chief on trade negotiations

Former World Trade Organisation boss Pascal Lamy warns that without an interim trade deal with the EU, the UK would go onto WTO tariffs, such as 10% on cars and 29% on chocolate, meaning higher prices in UK shops.

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Joe Carberry: the PM has gone for second best as her top priority

"The Prime Minister seems to have taken off the table, the best possible trading relationship"

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Neil Carmichael MP: there will be challenges ahead in the next 2 years

WATCH: We need to retain good relationships with the EU and the other 27 member states, says Neil Carmichael:

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Umunna – Rhetoric colliding with reality on leaving the Single Market

Commenting on UBS and HSBC saying they will have to move jobs out of Britain and Toyota saying the competitiveness of its UK operations could be damaged as a result of the Prime Minister’s decision to leave the Single Market and the Customs Union, Chuka Umunna MP, leading supporter of the Open Britain campaign, said:

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Streeting – Boris’ “crass” comments will do nothing to get a good Brexit deal for Britain

Boris Johnson faces criticism today after he compared French President Francois Hollande to a Second World War prison guard.

 

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James McGrory: we shouldn't turn our back on our biggest trading partners

"I'm not necessarily sure the best way of getting a good deal with the US is to turn your back on your largest trading partner"

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