Tory MPs demand UK leaves EU single market post Brexit

first_imgA group of Conservative MPs want the U.K. to leave the single market and customs union when the country departs the European Union.In a letter published in the Telegraph Saturday, Tory MP Suella Fernandes outlined the views of 60 MPs on what Brexit should look like for the U.K.”Britain must untie itself from EU shackles,” Fernandes wrote. “Only in leaving will we truly be a beacon of international free trade.” Iain Duncan Smith, Michael Gove and Theresa Villiers were on the list of her supporters.The customs union allows EU members to trade without tariffs.British PM Theresa May has pledged to get “the best possible deal for the U.K. in trade in goods and services.” Also On POLITICO Senior Tories urge Theresa May to drop Brexit appeal By Chris Spillane BREXIT FILES INSIGHT 5 stages of Brexit grief By Tom McTaguelast_img read more