UK Trade with EU:Written question - 906653

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Asked on: 12 October 2016
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
UK Trade with EU
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what role his Department has taken in discussions with the EU on UK membership of the single market after the UK leaves the EU.
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Corrected answer by: Sir Alan Duncan
Corrected on: 18 October 2016
An error has been identified in the written answer given on 18 October 2016.
The correct answer should have been:

Although my Rt Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Exiting the EU (Mr Davis) leads on negotiations with the EU, as I said to the Foreign Affairs Committee last week, our Departments are working closely together to get the best possible deal for the British people.The Department for Exiting the European Union is the lead department for such matters. As the Foreign Secretary, my Rt Hon. Friend the Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip (Boris Johnson) said to the Foreign Affairs Committee last week, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Department for Exiting the European Union are working closely together to get the best possible deal for the British people.

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Answered by: Sir Alan Duncan
Answered on: 18 October 2016

Although my Rt Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Exiting the EU (Mr Davis) leads on negotiations with the EU, as I said to the Foreign Affairs Committee last week, our Departments are working closely together to get the best possible deal for the British people.The Department for Exiting the European Union is the lead department for such matters. As the Foreign Secretary, my Rt Hon. Friend the Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip (Boris Johnson) said to the Foreign Affairs Committee last week, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Department for Exiting the European Union are working closely together to get the best possible deal for the British people.

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