Who: Downing Street & Others
"A senior Downing Street source said “we would still have to follow EU rules but with no votes or say over how they are set”.(1)
Although, Gudlaugur Thor Thordarson, a former health minister and Icelandic MP, stated: “Britain is a big trading nation all over the world through the ages – it would benefit from having its own trade policy. You will not get things your way in the EU. There is not a nation in the world who does not want to trade with Britain. You would get more, bigger and better trade deals and it would benefit the world if you were on your own.” .(1)
THE CASE FOR A #FREEBRITAIN
"When British companies export to the USA or Japan, they have to comply with the relevant standards and regulations of those countries. When the UK leaves the EU, our exporters will continue to comply with EU rules and regulations when we sell to them. As we have been EU members for decades, our exporters are already fully compliant with Single Market rules, specifications and regulations. "
Steven Woolfe MEP