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David Davis was asked if he would ‘consider making any contribution in any shape or form for access to the single market’ [Image: Parliament TV/BBC Parliament].

David Davis was asked if he would ‘consider making any contribution in any shape or form for access to the single market’ [Image: Parliament TV/BBC Parliament].


The answer should be obvious to everybody: Leaving the EU means the UK will no longer be subject to all those pesky protections for the human rights of its citizens, or the rights of working people.

That is the real aim of Brexit – stripping you of your hard-won rights.

And paying to stay in the Single Market will benefit international businesses – but you will pay for it.

Where is the assurance that businesses who profit from the single market will contribute to the cost?

None has been offered.

And none is likely to be offered.

This proposal is nothing more than the next step in the great ‘Leave’ con.

How many of you are going to write to your MP and say that you won’t pay for big businesses to profit?

David Davis has suggested that the government would consider making contributions to the EU budget in exchange for access to the single market, saying his Department for Exiting the EU would consider all options to get the best deal with the bloc.

During questions in the House of Commons, the Labour MP Wayne David asked if the Brexit secretary would “consider making any contribution in any shape or form for access to the single market”.

Davis said the government would look at the options during the article 50 process over the next two years.

“The major criterion here is that we get the best possible access for goods and services to the European market,” he said. “And if that is included in what he is talking about, then of course we would consider it.”

Source: Brexit secretary suggests UK would consider paying for single market access | Politics | The Guardian

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