Blog: WATCH: When Gove promised UK would “hold all the cards” after Brexit – The London Economic

Britain is close to abandoning trade talks with Brussels, pushing the country closer to cutting ties with the EU without securing any sort of trade deal.

With the UK set to willingly cut itself adrift, it’s worth remembering what voters were promised by Vote Leave back in 2016. In a speech in Westminster before the referendum, Michael Gove promised that Britain would “hold all the cards” after we leave.

He went on to claim that no “responsible government” would trigger Article 50 without an agreement of sorts in place with the EU as to the shape of any future trading relationship. Theresa May would soon set the clock ticking by doing just that.

This is what we were promised. Four years later, we’re getting something entirely different.

Watch the video here.

Related: Prepare for No Deal Brexit, Johnson warns Brits

Since you are here

Since you are here, we wanted to ask for your help.

Journalism in Britain is under threat. The government is becoming increasingly authoritarian and our media is run by a handful of billionaires, most of whom reside overseas and all of them have strong political allegiances and financial motivations.

Our mission is to hold the powerful to account. It is vital that free media is allowed to exist to expose hypocrisy, corruption, wrongdoing and abuse of power. But we can’t do it without you.

If you can afford to contribute a small donation to the site it will help us to continue our work in the best interests of the public. We only ask you to donate what you can afford, with an option to cancel your subscription at any point.

To donate or subscribe to The London Economic, click here.

The TLE shop is also now open, with all profits going to supporting our work.

The shop can be found here.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s