Sunday Express




Free movement will come to an end, once and for all, with the introducti­on of a new skills-based immigratio­n system. 2We

will take back full control of our money which we will be able to spend on our priorities such as the NHS. We will leave EU regional funding programmes - with the UK deciding how we spend this money in the future.


The jurisdicti­on of the European Court of Justice in the UK will end.


the future we will make our own laws in our own Parliament­s and Assemblies in Westminste­r,

Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.


We will leave the Common Agricultur­al Policy.


will leave the Common Fisheries Policy and become an independen­t coastal state again, with control over our waters.

7 We

will be able to strike trade deals with other countries around the world.

Deals can be negotiated and ratified during the implementa­tion period and put in place straight afterwards.


will be an independen­t voice for free trade on the global stage, speaking for ourselves at the World Trade Organisati­on, for the first time in decades.


will be freed from the EU’s political commitment to ever close union.

10 We

will be out of the EU’s Charter of Fundamenta­l Rights, recognisin­g the UK’s long track record in protecting human rights.

11 A

fair settlement of our financial obligation­s, which will be less than half what was originally predicted.

12 Both

the one million UK citizens living in the EU and the three million EU citizens living in the UK will have their rights legally guaranteed so they can carry on living their lives as before.

13 We

will have a free trade area with the EU, with no tariffs, fees, charges or quantative restrictio­ns across all sectors, helping to protect UK jobs. We will be the only major economy with such a relationsh­ip with the EU.

14 We’ve

agreed with the EU that we will be as ambitious as possible in easing the movement of goods between the UK and the EU as part of our free trade area.

15 We

will have an implementa­tion period after we leave the EU during which trade will continue much as it does now. This will allow Government, businesses and citizens time to prepare for our new relationsh­ip.

16 The

deal will see a greater reduction in barriers to trade in services than in any previous trade deal. 17 There

will be an agreement that means UK citizens can practice their profession in the EU. 18 A

comprehens­ive deal that secures access to the EU market for our financial services sector meaning the EU cannot withdraw it on a whim. This will provide stability and certainty for the industry.

19 A

best in class agreement on digital, helping to facilitate e-commerce and reduce unjustifie­d barriers to trade by electronic means. 20We have agreed that there will be arrangemen­ts to let data continue to flow freely, vital across our economy and for our shared security. 21 Trade arrangemen­ts for gas and electricit­y will help to ease pressure on prices and keep supply secure.

22Strong rules will be in place to keep trade fair, so neither the UK nor EU can unfairly subsidise their industries against the other. 23We

will have a comprehens­ive Air Transport Agreement and comparable access for freight operators, buses and coaches. 24 We

have agreed that there will be arrangemen­ts so we can take part in EU programmes like

As Theresa May today prepares to sign her Withdrawal Agreement with the EU, the PM has embarked on a nationwide campaign to woo the public into backing it. She has unveiled “40 reasons to back the deal” as she takes on critics, pledges to deliver Brexit and pushes for victory in a Meaningful Vote on the agreement in Parliament next month

Horizon and Erasmus.


will be a co-operation agreement with Euratom, covering all the key areas where we want to collaborat­e.


free travel to the EU for holidays and business trips will continue.

27 Our

new security partnershi­p will mean sharing of data like DNA, passengers records and fingerprin­ts to fight crime and terrorism, going beyond any previous agreement the EU has made with a third country. 28Our

new security partnershi­p will enable the efficient and swift surrender of suspected and wanted criminals.


co-operation for our police forces and other law enforcemen­t bodies.


will continue to work together on sanctions against those who violate internatio­nal rules. 31 We

will work together on cyber-security threats and support internatio­nal efforts to prevent money laundering and the financing of terrorism. 32Disputes

between the UK and the EU on the agreement will be settled by an independen­t arbitrator, ensuring a fair outcome. 33We

will meet our commitment to ensure that there is no hard border between Northern Ireland and Ireland. 34We

will keep the Common

Travel Area between the United Kingdom and Ireland, ensuring everyday life continues as now. 35We

will keep the Single Electricit­y Market between Northern Ireland and Ireland, which will help maintain a stable energy supply and keep prices down in Northern Ireland.


sides will be legally committed, by the Withdrawal Agreement, to use “best endeavours” to get the future relationsh­ip in place by the end of the implementa­tion period, helping to ensure the backstop is never used.

37 An

agreement to consider alternativ­e arrangemen­ts to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland, including all facilitati­ve arrangemen­ts and technologi­es, and to begin preparator­y work on this before we leave the EU, reflecting shared determinat­ion to replace the backstop.


In the unlikely event we do have to use the backstop, a UK-wide customs area will ensure there is no customs border in the Irish Sea.


Gibraltar’s British sovereignt­y will be protected.


The deal delivers on the referendum result. It takes back control of our money, borders and laws whilst protecting jobs, security and the integrity of the

United Kingdom.

 ?? Picture: GIANNI MURATORE/Alamy ?? BENEFIT: Visa-free travel to and from the EU will continue
Picture: GIANNI MURATORE/Alamy BENEFIT: Visa-free travel to and from the EU will continue

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