Pascal Lamy
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Pascal Lamy: Gove is 'pie in the sky' on Brexit

Pascal Lamy, former director general of the World Trade Organisation says the vision of a post-Brexit UK sketched out by justice secretary Michael Gove is "pie in the sky".

On Tuesday, Mr Gove said the UK would still be able to trade freely within Europe even if it left the EU.

Speaking to BBC Newsnight's Emily Maitlis Mr Lamy said if the UK left the EU there would be it would be "less trade, less exports and less jobs".

"The notion that you exit the EU tradewise with no price is simply a lie," he said.

  • 20 Apr 2016