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27 April 2018, 10:11 | Lionel James
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Britain has said that it will drop out of the EU single market and customs union after Brexit.
In a showdown in parliament, lawmakers, including some members of her Conservative Party, will press the government to include "the establishment of an effective customs union" in its negotiating stance on Britain's future relationship with the EU.
But Brexit minister David Davis is standing firm.
Last week, the House of Lords voted against May's government and in favor of Britain staying in the customs union - showing that there is no majority for a hard Brexit in that upper chamber.
There are also signs of compromise elsewhere: on Wednesday, her Brexit Secretary told the Commons Brexit committee that a final motion among MPs this autumn to approve the entire Brexit deal reached with the European Union could be amended.
The Brexit Secretary said the motion - which Prime Minister Theresa May has previously described as a "take it or leave it" choice - will relate to a political agreement expected to be reached with Brussels, rather than a full legal treaty.
A Number 10 spokesman said: "The government is absolutely clear and without ambiguity that we are leaving the customs union and we are not joining a customs union".
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May's spokesman said earlier on Monday the European Union withdrawal bill was the best way of providing "the smoothest possible Brexit".
After rising crime and Windrush, she declined to say at a Westminster lunch that the United Kingdom was certain to leave the customs union.
The customs union sets what is known as a common external tariff, so that any goods coming into the EU are charged the same amount, no matter which country they arrive in.
The former Brexit minister decisively said: "That will not happen, I actually believe that the House of Commons will vote to leave the customs union".
The Democratic Unionist Party has warned UK Prime Minister Theresa May it will bring down her government if Northern Ireland is forced to stay inside the EU customs union and single market after Brexit.
"This comment will take the Windrush heat off her now for a couple of hours".
The U.K. government paid private sector consultants hundreds of thousands of pounds to help design a Brexit customs arrangement - only for the European Union to dismiss it nearly as soon as it landed in Brussels.
"It seems rather perverse that at a time when we want to increase free trade, we're going to put up a whole load of barriers to stop access in that best free trade area that is existing in the world", said Conservative MP Anna Soubry.
This is just yet more evidence that Labour are more interested in frustrating the process and playing politics than they are in delivering a successful Brexit.
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