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and pro-life advocates' agenda. be sure to watch "washington journal," live at 7:00 a.m. eastern this morning. join the discussion. announcer: c-span, where history unfolds daily. in 1979, c-span was created as a public service by america's cable television companies, and today we continue to bring you unfiltered coverage of congress, the white house, the supreme court, and public policy events in washington, d.c. and around the country. c-span is brought to you by your cable or satellite provider. after the resignation of british foreign secretary boris johnson, prime minister theresa may delivered a statement to the members of the house of commons on her government's brexit deal. david davis also stepped down in recent days. this is just under an hour. >> statement, the prime
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minister. >> [shouting] >> mr. speaker, mr. speaker, i will join meouse in sending our deepest condolences to the family and friends of dawn sturgis, who passed away last night. the police and security services are working urgently to establish a murder investigation. i want to pay tribute to the dedication of staff at salisbury district hospital for their tireless work in responding to the crime. our thoughts are also with the people of salisbury in amesbury, in my right honorable friend the home secretary will make a statement shortly, including the support we will continue to provide to the local community throughout this difficult time.
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turning to brexit, mr. speaker, i want to pay tribute to my right honorable friend -- [laughter] and oxbridge and south rice let for their work over the last few years. >> [shouting] we do not agree about the best way of delivering our shared commitment on the referendum, mother went to recognize the work of the former secretary of state for exiting the european union, for the work you did to establish a new department, and steer through parliament some of the most important legislation for generations. and similarly to recognize the passions of the former foreign secretary demonstrated in promoting -- >> [shouting] >> -- in promoting -- >> order, order. an unseemly atmosphere.
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i want to hear about these important matters. i do. and i think the house should. the prime minister. >> thank you. the former foreign secretary lea ded the european union. and i am also pleased to welcome my honorable friend as the new secretary of state. speaker, the cabinet agreed to a comprehensive and ambitious proposal that provides the responsible and aggressive basis for negotiating with the eu towards a new relationship after we leave on the 29th of march next year. it's a proposal that will take back control of our borders, our money, and our law. and do so in a way that protects jobs, allows us to fight new trade deals through an independent trade policy, and keeps our people safe and our union together. before i step out the details of
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this proposal, i want to start by explaining why we are putting a forward. the negotiations so far have settled all over the agreement, and we have agreed to an implementation period which will provide businesses and governments the time to prepare for our future relationship with the eu. but on the nature of that future relationship, the two models on offer from the eu are not acceptable. first, there is what is provided for in the european capital's guidelines for march this year. this amounts to a standard free-trade agreement for great britain, with northern ireland carved off in the eu's customs union and parts of the single market, separated the reporter in the i receive from the u.k.'s own internal market. though prime minister can accept this. it would be a profound betrayal. know -- this is not on the table because it would not allow us to meet our
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commitments under the belfast agreement, that there should be no hard border between northern ireland and ireland. there is what some people say is on offer from the eu, a model that affects the european economic area, but going further in some places and remaining in the customs union for the home of the u.k. this would mean continued free move in, continued payment every year to the eu for market access, a continued obligation to follow law, no independent trade policy, with no ability to strike our own trade deals around the world. i firmly believe this would not honor the referendum result. if the eu continues on this course, there is a serious risk that could lead to no deal, and this would most likely be a disorderly no deal. without an agreement on our future relationship, i cannot see that this parliament would andove the agreement,
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without these commitments the eu would resign or withdraw the agreement. mr. speaker, a responsible government must prepare for a range of potential outcomes, including the possibility of no deal. >> [shouting] >> including the possibility of no deal, and given the sharp period remaining before the conclusion of negotiations, the cabinet agrees that these preparations should be set up. at the same time, we should recognize that such a disorderly no deal would have consequences for both the u.k. and the eu, and i believe the u.k. deserves better. so the cabinet agrees, the cabinet agrees that we need to present the eu with the new model, evolving the position i have set out in my mansion house each so we can accelerate negotiations over the summer, secure that new relationship in the autumn, pass the withdrawal of an old mentation bill, and leave the european union on the 29th of march, 2019.
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esther speaker, the friction free -- mr. speaker, it is the only way to avoid a hard order between northern ireland and ireland, and between northern ireland and great britain, and it is the only way to protect the uniquely integrated supply chain on which millions of jobs and livelihoods depend. so at the heart of our proposal is a u.k.-eu free trade area, which will avoid the need for customs and regulatory checks of the border and protects those supply chains. to achieve this requires four steps. first, the commitment to maintaining a common rulebook for industrial goods and agricultural products. the u.k. would make an upfront, sovereign choice to commit to ongoing harmonization with eu rules on goods, covering only those necessary to provide for frictionless trade at the border. -- this is not necessary to ensure free flow at the border, and it would not include the, neck or cultural
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policy that the u.k. will lead when we leave the eu. the regulations that are covered are relatively stable and are supported by a large share of our manufacturing businesses, and we would continue to play a strong role in shaping the european and international standards. and there would be a parliamentary lock on all the rules and regulations, because when we need the eu, meeting will end the direct effects of the eu law and the u.k., and al lawson the u.k. will be passed in westminster and belfast. our parliament would have the sovereign ability to reject any proposals if it's so chose, recognizing it will be including market access. second, we will ensure a fair trading environment. under our proposal, the u.k. into you would incorporate strong encyclical commitments. we will establish cooperative arrangements on competition, and
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we will commit to maintaining high regulatory standards for the environment, climate change, unemployment, and consumer protection. third, we would need to join the institutional framework to provide a consistent framework and application of eu agreements that both parties. this will be done in the u.k. by u.k. court, and in the eu by eu court. framework would also divide a robust inappropriate means for the resolutions dispute, including through the establishment of a joint committee of representatives from the u.k. and eu. it would respect the autonomy of the u.k. and the eu's legal orders and be based on the fundamental principle that the course of one party cannot resolve disputes between the two. fourth, the cabinet agrees to put forward a new customs model to facilitate this customs arrangement.
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it would remove the need for customs checks and controls between the u.k. anti-e.u., because we went operate -- it would also allow them to pursue an independent trade policy. the u.k. would apply the uk's tariffs and trade policies for goods intended in the u.k., anti-e.u.'s intended for the u.k.. 96% of businesses would be able to pay the correct tariffs or no tariffs at the u.k. border, so there would be nothing additional for the, and they would be able to benefit from the new trade deals that we will strike. in addition, we will bring forward new technology to make our custom systems as smooth as possible for those businesses who trade with the rest of the world. some have suggested that under this arrangement, the u.k. would not be able to do trade deals. they are wrong. where we have left the eu, the u.k. will have their own independent trade policy and the ability to set tariffs for our
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trade with the rest of the world. they will be able to pursue trade agreements with key partners, and on friday, the cabinet agreed that we would consider seeking obsession for the transpacific partnership. planseaker, our brexit respectful we have heard from businesses about how they want to trade with the eu after we leave, and ensures we are best placed to capitalize on the future in line with our modern and dust real strategy. finally, as i set out, our proposal also includes a far-reaching security partnership that will ensure continued operation with our allies across europe, while allowing us to operate an independent foreign policy. it is not just a plan that is good for british jobs, but good for the safety and security of our people at home and in europe, too. some have asked whether this proposal is consistent with the commitments made in the conservative manifesto. it is.
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the manifesto sets out, and i quote, "as we leave the european union, we will no longer be members of the single market or customs union, but we will seek a deep and special partnership, including it copper has a free trade agreement," and that is exactly what the proposal seeks to achieve. what we are proposing is challenging for the eu. it -- [applause] [laughter] it requires them to think again, to look beyond the positions they have taken so far, and agreed to obligation. that is the only way to meet our commitment, to avoid a hard order between northern ireland and ireland without damaging the constitutional integrity of the u.k., and while respecting the results of the referendum. it's a balance that reflects the establishment over the last 40
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years of the world's largest economies in securities partners. it is a bold proposal that we will set out more only on thursday. we expect the eu to engage seriously with the details, and to intensify negotiations over the summer, so we can get the future relationship i permanently believe is in all our interest. in the two years since the referendum, we have had a spirited national debate. [laughter] with robust views echoing around the cabinet table and breakfast tables up and down the country. over that time, i have visited every possible idea and every possible version of brexit. mr. speaker, this is the right brexit. leaving the european union on the 29th of march, 2019. -- a complete and to free movement, taking back control of our borders, and endi ng the jurisdiction in the u.k.
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no more sending vast sums of money to the eu, instead of brexit dividend to spend on domestic priorities like our long-term plans at the nhs. flexibility of services where the u.k. is leaving. no hard border between northern ireland and ireland. a parliamentary lock on all new rules and regulation. leaving the common agricultural policy. the freedom to strike new trade deals around the world. an independent foreign and defense policy. not the most distant relationship possible with our neighbors and, a new deed and special partnership. shared commitments the high standards, so that together we continue to promote open and fair trade, and continue security cooperation to keep our people safe. this is the brexit that is in our national interest. it is the brexit that will deliver on the democratic decisions of the british people. it is the right brexit deal for
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britain, and i commend it. >> [shouting] >> jeremy corbyn. >> [shouting] >> mr. speaker, i want to thank the prime minister for an advanced copy of the statement, and to share condolences to the friends and family of dawn sturgis. we're over two years alone from the referendum, two years of it is only this weekend they
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managed to negotiate among 38 hours. that lasted there are now only a few months left until these negotiations are supposed to conclude. we have a crisis in government. we are no more clear on what future relationship with our nearest neighbors and biggest partners will look like. workers and businesses deserve better than this! this clear mr. speaker, government as not capable of securing a deal to protect the economy, jobs, and standards. it is clear government cannot secure a good deal for britain. primeday mr. speaker, the minister was so proud of her brexit deal.
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she wrote to her mps to declare collective responsibility is now fully restored. while the environment secretary added his own words had said one of the things about this is a it unites the cabinets. compromised and just took two years to reach and two days to unravel. mr. speaker, how can anyone have faith in the prime minister getting a good deal with 20 seven european union governments when she can't even broker a deal within her own cabinet? to be fair, and i want to be fair to the former secretary and secretary, ireign
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think they would've resigned on the spot on friday but they were faced with a very long walk, no phone, and due to government cuts, no bus service, either. so, i think they were probably wise to hang on for a couple of days so they could get a lift home in a government car. congratulate the honorable sharon walton on his appointment as secretary of state. he now becomes our chief negotiator on an issue that cannot be more important or more urgent. but this new secretary of state is on record as wanting to tear up people's rights.
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he is the one negotiating apparently on behalf of of this union in europe. this mess is that the prime minister's own making. she spent too long negotiating divisions in her party then she is putting focus on the needs of our economy. the prime minister postures with red line after redline and now she is backbiting on everyone of them. commitments that this government would achieve the exact same benefits hand free and frictionless trade for the e.u. those trade lines are fading. the team the prime minister
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appointed has jumped the sinking , far from strong and stable there are ministers overboard hand the ship's listing. all at the worst possible time. mr. speaker, if we look at the prime minister proposals for the long-delayed white paper, this is not a comprehensive plan for jobs in britain and the economy to people in this country deserve. short of awell comprehensive union, something trade unions and manufactures have been demanding. instead they float a complex plan that has already been derided by our own cabinet members as bureaucratic and unwieldy. the agreement contains no plan to protect the industry or our border and puts forward the idea
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of regulatory flexibility that we all know and that regulatory flexibility is a code for the regulation of our economy. the government proposals would lead to workplace rights, consumer rights, food safety standards, and environmental protections falling behind the standards and none of this has even been tested in negotiations with the checkers agreement standing as a shattered truce of the government. the future of jobs is at stake
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and those jobs and that investment are not a subplot in the tory party civil war. at such a crucial time for the country in this vital negotiation, we need a government that is capable of governing and negotiating for britain for the good of the country and the people. the government needs to get the act together quickly. if they cannot, make way for those who can. >> hear hear! pm may: i know the right honorable joe maddon has been here in the house for a long time in the normal response is to ask some questions. i don't know that there were any questions in that. nevertheless. nevertheless. i will --
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order! order! members of both sides need to calm down. there is a long way to go and people don't need to jump up from there seats when they can speak on their feet. may: thank you. to address some of these points they, you talked about removing standards and i said that we will commit to maintaining the regulatory standards and the consumer protections and he said that there was no plan to ensure there is no hard border between northern ireland and ireland. at the very beginning of the response, he thanked me for the statement and he didn't bother to read it. can i also say that this is two
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years on and this is the right honorable gentleman who said immediately after the referendum decision in 2016 that we should have triggered article 50 immediately with no preparation whatsoever. he talks about the delivery. i might remind him we delivered the joint report in december, we delivered the implementation we standarch, and now ready to deliver on brexit for the people with the negotiations we about to enter into. he talks about resignations. can i just remind him, i think he has had 103 recognitions from -- cabinet so i will take no resignations from his, so i will honorablefrom the
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gentleman. when it comes to delivering on a strong economy on jobs for the future, the one party that will never deliver a strong economy as a labor policy whose economic policy focuses on the loss of jobs of people. smith.duncan >> mr. speaker. one's view of this particular plan might write honorable friend has been talking about, i urge her not to accept any single recommendations from the leader opposite, as nobody else in his party does. [laughter] >> can i then however urgent to answer this particular question. as she lays this planet front of that european commission and proceeds on negotiations, can she tell me whether she believes there will be any concessions offered to them, or none? p.m. may: thank you my right honorable friend.
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worklieve this plan deliver in a way that gives us a smooth and orderly brexit and ensures we can do the things we want to do in terms of trade policy around the world and the commitment to northern ireland. my right honorable friend will see there is a number of areas such as participation in certain agencies, where we are proposing a way forward and there will need to be negotiations on that way forward. delivera plan i delivers on brexit for the british people in a way that protects jobs and make sure we have a smooth and orderly brexit. i think the prime minister for the advance copy of her statement and share the remarks she made. she lowered the commitment we have on this side of the chamber and it's important to match it up with national security. i should start by congratulating the secretary for the whole four
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hours he spent negotiating in brussels and wish him all the luck in the world for the replacement, he will need it. speaker, he should not have been allowed to resign. he should have been sacked. the prime minister proposals are startingepresenting a point. a cherry-picking starting point. it is hard to believe it has taken the prime minister two years to put together a proposal. two years to put together a proposal and two days for her .abinet to fall apart that is i believe a majority in the house of commons for staying in the single market in the customs unit. with the prime minister work with the rest of us to make sure we can deliver and stand the customs market end single marker
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to deliver what is in the best interest of all of our people? will she start kowtowing to the brexit terrors who are prepared to accept economic self harm and loss of jobs. will she recognize she has to take on an extreme brexit deal and work in the extreme interest of all of the nations together? the prime minister's proposal called the fudge of the century. the response has been to see of the proposals are workable and realistic. mr. speaker, i would not hold my breath. minister says not only is they u.k. government prepared to prepare for a no-deal, that is outrageous. to put the economy and jobs in such peril is a complete failure of leadership. over theute crisis
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last 17 hours is a national embarrassment. as the u.k. enters closer to the cliff edge scenario, our prime minister struggling to lead the party, never mind her government. seven resignations since the election. the prime minister must accept the mounting evidence against a hard brexit. will she work with the rest of us to send the customs union to protect jobs and ensure prosperity? pm may: the right honorable gentleman commented. it is entirely right and proper for this government to make preparations for every eventuality because we're going into a negotiation and it is right that we step up our preparations for no-deal to make sure we're able to deal with
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whatever comes out of these negotiations. the key question the government -- the gentleman asked was will i work to stay in the single market and customs union. the answer is an absolute and unequivocal no. we're leaving missing the market and we are leaving the customs union. >> how does my right honorable friend reconcile the checkers statement with the recent repeal of the 1972 withdrawal act and also including the european court of justice and with democratic self-government in this country. >> can i say to my honorable friend that we have indeed repealed the european communities act, but we have also insured we will take into u.k. law at the point we leave that european union, e.u. law,
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such that we see a smooth and orderly brexit. in the future, the european court of justice will not have jurisdiction over the united income and this parliament will make sovereign decisions. they will first of all makers a sovereign decision when the meaning will implementation bills are brought before this house as to whether it is able to accept the deal being negotiated. after that it would be up to the parliament to decide whether it will have changes in rules or any law this parliament once to pass. this is the sovereignty taking back control. that is what i believe people want and that is what we will do. congratulate the prime minister for effectively killing u.k. tradeted states agreement by agreeing to retain a you convergence which of
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course the americans cannot accept. can i also echoed the calls you is just heard to say now she is lost the support of her brexit fundamentalists. now is the time to have a majorityconsensus, a who support her retaining membership in the customs union single market, the original common market, whatever name and label she wishes to attach to it. >> can i say to the right honorable gentleman. he referred to staying in the single market and staying in the customs union. we will not be staying in the single market, we will not be staying in the customs union. to do that it would involve is keeping free movement and that would be not keeping faith of the vote of the british people. they'll will be an end to free movement in the european union and into this and the result of us living the european union. >> and i commend the prime
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minister for this plan and in particular, can i congratulate ?er on her leadership mr. speaker, the prime minister said she would listen to business and she clearly has listened to business. however, there are concerns that there are no details about the services. plan for what more detail can we expect to hear and the forthcoming white paper. pma: there will be details in that paper and the point about services is that, for a variety of reasons, we believe it is important to maintain flexibility in services and the businesses are clear that they would meet, regardless of the positions they took because of the exports into the union and we want to be free on services to ensure that we are able to put in place what we think is necessary for key positions here with the global financial center that needs to be maintained.
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we will continue to do that. prime minister welcomed the new secretary of state to his post. can i join her in doing so and say we look forward to seeing him appear before the select committee very soon indeed. [laughter] >> gentleman! >> the government has indicated that the facilitated customs arrangement assumed -- a question of which there might be a great deal of doubt -- would only be fully operational by the time the next general election was in 2022.
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will they now confirmed to the house that in the light of that, perhaps the current transitional arrangement which expires in december 2020 is inevitably going to have to be -- >> no. >> the prime minister is right to reaffirm and i fully support that. will she clear away the ambiguity of the contradiction? we may have migration policies. >> we will be leaving free movement with any group of countries around the world.
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we will be able to set our own immigration laws for the people who are coming here in the european union and we will be here in the future. with regards to the court of justice, it isn't the case this will have jurisdiction in the united kingdom. they will not able to take cases to the court of justice and matters here will be determined by the u.k. court. >> the plan is still a fudge with the customs-facilitated partnership that nobody understands. she has kept trying to pander to different parts of the conservative party and today has shown it is just not working.
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so, today has shown that it isn't working and will she put a plan forward to the house of commons for approval? when in such a mess, she cannot be here in saying that nothing has changed. it has. >> actually, i did not say that nothing has changed. i said that it has evolved and i believe that this is a position that is right for the united kingdom. this is the best brexit deal for gives the delivery and ensures that we maintain commitment to northern ireland. it ensures an orderly brexit. plus the prime minister isn't -- >> the prime minister isn't dealing with the theory of leaving the european union and is dealing with the practice. can she say this allows the
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situation to continue over the last 30 years? that is good news for the future of engineering and all the other jobs so reliant on those industries. right honorable friend is absolutely right. we have seen good foreign investment and supporting of jobs in the united kingdom that will continue in the future and i believe the plan i set out is a clear momentum for friction-less trade and it will be welcomed by businesses and investors. and we will see more business and investment in the u.k.. >> among the matters agreed and communique, there
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was the obligation to the backstop and kidney minister make it clear? i have heard about this. as far as this is concerned, she stands by this and there would be no constitution between northern ireland or the rest of the united kingdom in the backstop. pm may: may i say to the right honorable gentleman, as he invited me to do, i am happy to reject the proposal of the backstop that was put forward by the union or the commission earlier this year and the fact that that would have carved northern ireland away from the united kingdom and kept them in the united kingdom customs union would have meant that border on the rc, that is completely unacceptable to the united kingdom.
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delivering a result is always going to involve a series of compromises and trade-offs. what is the compromised position and the business and jobs of the heart of any brexit? that is in the heart of the national interest and the prime minister has the ability to deliver in the national interest. is she able to say when we expect to have the initial reaction from the european union after the publication of the white paper on thursday? pm may: can i say to my right honorable friend that i have had a number of conversations and the implication is that i feel there is negotiations at pace with the balkan summit and there is the nato summit. i believe there is a plan that is good for the united kingdom and it is a plan that the union will see is in both of our
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interests. >> i believe the prime minister to be a rational human being. so why doesn't she save us a good deal of misery and grief e.u.-plus option to this house in a free vote? pm may: as i indicated, the reason i believe that is not right for the united kingdom is because it does not deliver on the vote of the british people. that is our duty. to deliver the brexit the british people voted for. >> the announcement the government is preparing for a no-deal, and in accurate term in which we trade with the vast
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majority of the world, given the intransigence and the churlish which thest -- of european union has accepted an offer so far, what is the date of the drop dead moment to say that talks are not progressing and we will definitely be going terms.ld trade pm may: i'm sure my right honorable friend has been in this mission number of negotiations to know it is not sensible to try to put a date on it in the way he has said. we have received a positive reaction so far. it with theo european union. to look atouse comes that withdrawal agreement and implementation bill, needs to have sufficient detail about the relationship to make a proper judgment. --the only named
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checquer's checquer'scalled the disagreement, will go into intense and busy negotiations with the european union. when this house comes to look at the withdrawal agreements, it needs to have sufficient detail over the relationship to be able to make the proper judgment. >> the agreement fell apart and is now called a disagreement. can she tell this house how on earth she is going to persuade the european union to agree to have disagreements with her own cabinet does not agree with it? >> we have forth the u.k. government that has received the european union is something that can be negotiated in the future. >> what matters even more than the agreement reached is the eventual agreement this country will reach with the european union. it promotes jobs and prosperity for helping british business. can the prime minister sure the house that in the details of a we will see they want to differ
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on thursday, will be a clear commitment to his free-trade as possible across the board with the european union to preserve jobs and prosperity for the future of this country? >> i can assure my right honorable friend that maintaining that free-trade across the border across the united kingdom and the european union is important. that is why we want a frictionless trade. the plan i have forward that the government will set out later this week will show how we can do exactly what we agreed on. >> have any european leaders agreed to let the u.k. collect tariffs on their behalf? pm may: no, we are putting
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forward the customary arrangement for the future. we're putting up forward for the future plans for the relationship. >> can i say how much we are looking forward to the publication of the white paper on thursday. can she publish the white papers that were set aside? may: can i say to my honorable friend that the way paper that we publish on thursday will be based on words that will be done over recent weeks and will of course, but reflect decisions taken by the government on friday. >> the prime minister said under her plans, we would not be subject to the jurisdiction of the court of justice. the statement says the records will have disregard for the papers and will meet for ruling funding. the big difference is that after the 29th of march, there will be no english judge on the court of
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justice. won't this be the very definition of being subject to a foreign court which the brexit tears so far? no, can i say to the honorable lady, they actually commented on this in another meeting. we will not be under the jurisdiction of the european court of justice. there is one of the things that people voted for. and we will deliver. >> thank you speaker. the prime minister said we would not be hindered for including trade deals. in another briefing given, it was explained that citing the transpacific ownership, it was our obligation to follow the common rulebook. will my honorable friend blame -- explain what obstacle there would be to trading and how this would work? pm may: may i say to my right
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honorable friend that there are issues in any circumstance the united kingdom would look at in relation to standards and we would wish to operate in a way to convey is being able to undertake all of the commitment somebody would want in a free trade deal. as we go forward, we will be .aking the trade deals we specifically looked at whether the plan we were putting forward would enable us to accede and it would. >> may i think the prime minister for her statement. might i join with my right honorable friend in welcoming to hisxit secretary place. might i ask they find time to visit the elected clinical leaders of you -- europe to seek support for this plan rather than just depend on the bureaucrats in brussels.
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pm may: the right honorable minister is exactly right. right honorable friend the incoming brexit secretary will also be out and around europe, talking not just to leaders but politicians across europe and in the parliament about the plan we propose. the e.u. says they will not tolerate cherry picking but what i fear is we have picked the wrong cherry, for this reason. we by accepting the common locking in goods are ourselves into a sporadic structure were the e.u. has an trading will this not severely constrain our ability to make our business more competitive and to undertake free-trade deals. so brexit will no longer mean brexit. it will mean a commission where we have no vote, regulating our business forever.
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pm may: can i say to my right honorable friend the position he set out to is not the position for the future. parliament will be able to take these decisions about roles and future the reality of the practicality of brexit -- the practicality of brexit is that there are businesses who want to export to the european union and will continue to operate. just as when we signed trade deals with other parts of the world we will need to ensure both sides are able to operate and the rules are appropriate there. this will continue to apply regardless by operating in this way. what we are able to do is ensure that frictionless border between the u.k. and the e.u. which is important to deliver on our commitments while maintaining the constitution integrity of the united kingdom and an important and making sure we
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maintain the jobs in the supply chain that have grown up through the decades. >> the prime minister has proposed a free trade area for goods but the fact is our service sectors have been left out and left behind. over 700,000esents workers in the technology sector. they have said a deal such as sheep proposes would reduce access to you markets, be confusing for consumers and at two complexity. why is she ignoring this which may cut most of the british economy? >> this is about seeing that services one of the areas where we have great opportunities in our trade deals around the rest of the world. -- itng about recognizing is also about recognizing the importance of ensuring where able to have regulatory cooperation and the freedom to
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be flexible and needs areas. >> on saturday mornings, i lead where we talkam about national and local politics and then we go out and campaign for two hours. activists were so disappointed about what had happened. they said they were betrayed. do we go out to toh and every saturday support the conservative party and serve for the first time in over 10 years. out andup refused to go campaign. what would prime minister say to them? pm may: can i say to my
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honorable friend, first of all i am very sorry they did not go out to campaign. i would hope they would campaign for their excellent member of parliament to be able to walk on the doorstep. this is not a betrayal. we will stop sending money to the european union every year. we will come out of the common fisheries policy. i believe that is what people put in when they voted to leaving and we will deliver in faith with the british people. canr. speaker, mike my constituents and many parts of our manufacturing supply chain need their voice to be heard more. it was not just what was in the statement. when will the prime minister go further and except we need to
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include more in this deal and be part of the internal market? pm may: can i say to the honorable lady we are very clear we will not be part of the remarket because of the requirements that brings including free movement. -- that will safeguard 1400 jobs. there have been other announcements from the automotive sector but we have recognized the integrated supply chain and we have recognized the need for frictionless straight across the border. that is what this plan delivers. give the prime minister message from mid-sussex to this end, despite the slings and arrows and inevitably will she stick to her guns to deliver a
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brexit in line with the interest of our people, there prosperity, and their security? pm may: may say to my right honorable friend that is exactly the aim of myself in this government, to deliver a brexit that this smooth and orderly and veryes it to maintain important security cooperation for the safety and security of citizens. prime -- when the prime minister took office she said she wanted to bring the country back together and i believe she had the will of most people in this house and the country. 69% of british people now think brexit is going badly. her cabinet is horribly split. the government is split. the nation is more divided the young ever. our people will be poorer as a consequence. will she now commit to give the
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people a second vote on the steel? commit to, i will not do this and the reason is because the british people voted. this parliament gave the british people to vote. they made their choice. they want their government to deliver on that choice. i think, given that 80% of people at the last election committed toties delivering brexit, it is time the labour party rolled out a second referendum. andrea jenkins! >> mr. speaker, my constituency e.u. 60% to leave they within 48 hours of the prime minister's statement on friday i received 300 emails telling me democracy is dead. can the prime minister told the house, how does she plan to restore public faith to my
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constituents? pm may: can i say to my honorable friend i think people across the country, from , irever they voted understand she has received comments not just from her constituents by people across the country, wherever they voted to leave, when it to see an end to free movement. sending vasto stop amounts of money to the e.u. every year. we will deliver that. they want us to end the jurisdiction of the european courts in the u.k., we did that. they wanted the and agricultural industry, will deliver that. get brexit people voted for but we will do it in way that make sure protect jobs, maintain our commitment to the union as the united kingdom and make sure we can do trade deals around rest of the world which will bring jobs. announcer: c-span's washington
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