Speech by Theresa May, Lancaster House, London, 17 January 2017

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Publication Date 17/01/2017
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Prime Minister Theresa May set out the Plan for Britain, including the 12 priorities that the UK government will use to negotiate Brexit in a speech at Lancaster House, London, 17 January 2017:

1. Certainty
2. Control of our own laws
3. Strengthen the Union
4. Maintain the Common Travel Area with Ireland
5. Control of immigration
6. Rights for EU nationals in Britain, and British nationals in the EU
7. Protect workers’ rights
8. Free trade with European markets
9. New trade agreements with other countries
10. The best place for science and innovation
11. Co-operation in the fight against crime and terrorism
12. A smooth, orderly Brexit

The speech generated substantial reaction both by supporters and critics in the United Kingdom and elsewhere in the European Union.

+ see also the reaction in Germany to the speech.

Source Link https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/the-governments-negotiating-objectives-for-exiting-the-eu-pm-speech
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