الاثنين، 9 يناير، 2017
Ruth Davidson calls for single market access
Media captionRuth Davidson says she wants the “largest amount of access to the single market” after Brexit The leader of the Scottish Conservatives has said she wants the UK to have the “largest amount of access” to the single market after Brexit.
Ruth Davidson was speaking the day after the prime minister said the UK could not hold on to “bits” of the EU.
The Brexit debate has largely focused on whether placing controls on the movement of EU citizens will mean the UK has to leave the single market.
But Ms Davidson said free trade was more important to her than immigration.
Ms Davidson was a vocal supporter of the Remain campaign ahead of June"s referendum, which saw the UK vote to leave the EU by 52% to 48%, while Scottish voters backed remain by 62% to 38%.
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