The purpose of this document is not to restate the arguments for Britain’s exit from the European Union, that case was made, and won on 23 rd June 2016.
The purpose of this document is to describe how HM Government and Parliament could and should fully implement the Referendum decision and leave the European Union as quickly and completely as possible: thereby restoring Britain’s status as a sovereign, independent, self-
The format of this document is to describe what HM Government needs to do in order to achieve a speedy and complete withdrawal from the European Union. It also describes the most important areas of policy now controlled by the EU, and summarises the relevant background to each one. Some areas, such as trade and immigration, have been covered here in more detail than others because of their importance or complexity.
The original intention was for this document to propose policies in each relevant section. At that time, the next general election seemed to be far off in 2020, but we were overtaken by events and a snap general election was called for 8th June 2017. UKIP now faces a new leadership election and therefore detailed policy ideas are omitted; and while UKIP policies are not given in detail here, in some areas policy options for HM Government are proposed.
The European Union has spent the last forty-