Erin O’Toole, Leader of the Official Opposition of Canada, championed the idea during his bid to run the Conservative Party of Canada.
One of an occasional series of articles that ConservativeHome is publishing in advance of the Budget.
If the Spartans hadn’t held out against the pleas of our colleagues then Britain would have been trapped in a customs union with no way out.
The crux of the trade negotiations is to what degree we’re prepared to do this – in return for a high-quality agreement on trade in services, data and investment.
From Brexit, to climate change, to the World Trade Organization, how would this administration align with the UK government?
While working on its Brexit deal, it is simultaneously cultivating trade relationships with Japan, the US, Australia and New Zealand.
Agreeing underlying principles, not getting an extension, is the key to reaching an agreement.