UK must remain friends with European countries says Hampshire MP
THE MP for East Hampshire believes it is crucial the UK continues to stay '˜friends' with European countries after Brexit is triggered.
Damian Hinds believes leaving the European Union will result in a fairer deal for all.
But he thinks the nation should not completely forget its EU neighbours.
Mr Hinds said: ‘The result of the referendum was to leave the European Union, it was not a vote to leave Europe . We want to continue to be reliable partners, willing allies and close friends with European countries.
‘The PM was right to identify that we have a shared interest in a good constructive outcome from the upcoming negotiations. I think it is right, that we are not seeking an “off-the-shelf” model for our new relationship.’