There is an excellent post on twitter from the The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) – I’d like to suggest a few key lines :
Put this into practice for a moment: Trump and the EU are negotiating the successor to TTIP. If the UK leaves with May’s deal on 12 April, then the UK will have no say over what’s in the Trump-EU deal…but could be subject to it indefinitely.
‘If you are not at the table, you’re on the menu’.
This is not normal. ~100 countries are in one of ~12 customs unions around the world:
And all because our Prime Minister seems to have a fixation about immigration…