Brexit: UK to leave single market, says May
January 17, 2017 – BBC News –From the section UK Politics
Theresa May has said the UK “cannot possibly” remain within the European single market, as staying in it would mean “not leaving the EU at all”.
But the prime minister promised to push for the “greatest possible” access to the single market following Brexit. In a long-awaited speech, she also announced Parliament would get a vote on the final deal agreed between the UK and the European Union.
And Mrs May promised an end to the UK’s “vast contributions” to the EU.
The prime minister used the speech to announce the UK’s 12 priorities for Brexit negotiations including: [Read more]