Customs Union

Change Britain action day sees activists deliver 100,000 leaflets

Change Britain’s supporters delivered 100,000 leaflets as part of the Action Day on Saturday 21 January.   70 campaign teams delivered 100,000 leaflets across England explaining the facts on the Single Market and Customs Union.   In addition to the leaflet teams, Change Britain’s supporters ran 45 street stalls. Speaking after the Action Day, Gisela Stuart MP, [...]

January 26th, 2017|Brexit, Customs Union, Gisela Stuart, Single Market|

Prime Minister’s bold Brexit vision receives business backing

Figures including Peter Cruddas, founder of CMC Markets, and Luke Johnson, entrepreneur and chairman of Patisserie Valerie, have made clear they believe the UK has an exciting future after we leave the EU, and that the Prime Minister’s vision of a strong, outward looking nation will help deliver this. Theresa May’s announcement that the UK [...]

January 17th, 2017|Brexit, Customs Union, Democracy, Single Market, Trade|

Trading opportunities outside the customs union could create 400,000 new UK jobs

New research by Change Britain shows: Leaving the EU’s customs union and striking trade agreements with just eight economic partners could result in the creation of up to 400,000 new UK jobs, according to the European Commission’s own figures. Over 100,000 of these would be in manufacturing (including car, ships and aircraft production) and over [...]

January 3rd, 2017|Brexit, Customs Union, Economy, Employment|

Leave the EU’s single market and customs union to boost UK by £450 million a week

New research by Change Britain shows that a huge £24 billion a year prize is on offer if the UK Government pursues a ‘clean Brexit’ and decides to leave the EU’s single market and customs union. The UK would be over £450 million a week better off through a mixture of taking back control of [...]

December 27th, 2016|Brexit, Customs Union, Economy, EU Budget, Single Market, Trade|

Raab: Raising trade barriers will hurt our European partners

Responding to reports that European leaders believe a UK-EU trade deal could take 10 years to negotiate, Change Britain founding supporter Dominic Raab said: 'The EU is unsurprisingly divided at this stage, and our diplomats are right to reflect the range of views. There are also, however, grounds for confidence. We're not negotiating a trade [...]

December 15th, 2016|Brexit, Customs Union, Economy|

Hard Brexit could help secure trade deals worth double EU agreements, say Eurosceptics

Britain can secure trade deals worth twice the amount of those signed by the European Union if it adopts a more extreme form of Brexit, leading Eurosceptics have said. Change Britain, a group co-founded by Michael Gove and endorsed by Boris Johnson, has discovered that 14 countries have publicly expressed interest in an agreement after [...]

October 31st, 2016|Brexit, Customs Union, Trade|

Leave the customs union to access export markets worth £17 trillion

New research by Change Britain shows: Leaving the EU’s customs union and striking trade deals with just the countries that have an expressed an interest in negotiating a deal with the UK will open up an export market worth over $20.5tn (£16.8tn). This would be a major boon to British exporters. This is more than [...]

October 30th, 2016|Brexit, Customs Union, Economy, Trade|