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Trade report: new deals can boost every corner of the UK

I want the whole Union to look beyond the comfort zone of friends on the continent

By Conor Burns   October 2019

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When we leave the EU on 31st October, all four nations of our great United Kingdom will enter a new era of trade. For the first time in more than 40 years, we will be free to build new trade agreements with some of the largest and fastest-growing economies in the world. That freedom means the ability to tailor agreements to the unique and individual strengths of England, Scotland, Wales and…

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