UK News Chancellor on Brexit tour of Europe with message that Britain ‘still cares’

16:16  13 february  2018
16:16  13 february  2018 Source:   Press Association

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Philip Hammond has embarked on a Brexit charm offensive, meeting European counterparts and business leaders. The Chancellor is visiting European Mr Hammond said: “I am taking the message to Europe that, while we are leaving the EU, Britain still cares about its relationships with the

Philip Hammond has embarked on a Brexit charm offensive, meeting European counterparts and business leaders. The Chancellor is visiting European Mr Hammond said: “I am taking the message to Europe that, while we are leaving the EU, Britain still cares about its relationships with the

Chancellor Philip Hammond is on a European charm offensive (Dominic Lipinski/PA) © Provided by The Press Association Chancellor Philip Hammond is on a European charm offensive (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Philip Hammond has embarked on a Brexit charm offensive, meeting European counterparts and business leaders.

The Chancellor is visiting European Union members Sweden, the Netherlands, Spain and Portugal as part of his tour.

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However Count Nikolai Tolstoy, chancellor of the Monarchist League, argued that the visit was a significant statement of Britain ’s ongoing place in Europe in the run-up to Brexit : “(The visit) shows that the ridiculous It shows that we are part of Europe whether we are in the European Union or not.

His first stop is Norway – which is outside the EU but is in the European Economic Area and part of the single market, a post-Brexit model rejected by Theresa May because it would not give control over laws or immigration and would require continued payments to Brussels.

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