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Change Britain response to Supreme Court ruling on Article 50

Commenting on the Supreme Court judgment on the triggering of Article 50, Change Britain founding supporter Dominic Raab said: 'The Government was right to appeal, and the Supreme Court has usefully made clear that a short Bill authorising the start of negotiations is all that is needed. Let's have an end to the wrecking tactics. Every [...]

January 24th, 2017|Brexit, Democracy|

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|

New poll: 54% of British public want Government to deliver Brexit ‘as soon as possible’

Six months after the UK voted to leave the EU, a new poll reveals that over half of British people want the Government to get on with the job of delivering Brexit and to implement the result of the referendum - to take back control of our laws, borders, money and trade. This not only [...]

December 23rd, 2016|Brexit, Democracy, Gisela Stuart|

The UK as one voted to leave the EU

Responding to Nicola Sturgeon’s speech, Change Britain supporter Anne-Marie Trevelyan said: ‘The referendum was a UK-wide vote. As one UK, we voted to leave the EU. As one UK, we will leave. ‘Politicians should be straight with the public that membership of the Single Market means giving the EU control of our borders, laws, money [...]

December 20th, 2016|Brexit|

Damaging EU regulation costs NHS £250 million and delays vital medical research

Clinical trials are the key components of modern health research, undertaken by both pharmaceutical companies and the NHS to develop new treatments. They are defined as ‘any research study that prospectively assigns human participants or groups of humans to one or more health-related interventions to evaluate the effects on health outcomes’ (WTO, link). Clinical trials [...]

December 20th, 2016|Brexit|

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|

McDonald’s is lovin’ Britain

Commenting on the announcement by McDonald’s that it will move its non-US tax base from Luxembourg to the UK, Change Britain spokesperson Chloe Westley said: ‘Today’s announcement shows that McDonald’s is lovin' Britain. It joins a long line of large international companies who have chosen to invest in the UK since the vote to leave [...]

December 8th, 2016|Brexit, Business, Economy|

Leave the EU’s single market to strengthen our border checks

Commenting on the conviction of Zakaria Boufassil for giving money to a suspect in the Paris and Brussels terror attacks during a meeting in Birmingham, Change Britain founding supporter Dominic Raab said: 'This is a sobering reminder of the dangers of EU Free Movement rules, and why Britain will be safer outside the EU's single [...]

December 6th, 2016|Brexit|