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Professor Michael Dougan analyses Theresa May’s Brexit speech

May 4, 2017 10:00 AM
By Michael Dougan in University of Liverpool

EU Law expert Professor Michael Dougan has analysed Theresa May's Brexit speech.


To help you through the video…

Professor Dougan considers the Prime Minister's position on the single market, from around 1 minute in, before looking at her views on the customs union, from around 3.10 minutes.

Proposed co-operation on research, crime and security is considered from around 4.20 minutes, before timescales are analysed from around 5 minutes in.

At around 7.40 minutes, Professor Dougan discusses some of the tensions and contradictions he thinks the speech reveals, before considering the "serious trade threat" to turn the UK into a low tax haven, from around 8.40 minutes.

Professor Michael Dougan is Professor or European Law, and Jean Monet Chair in EU Law, at University of Liverpool Law School.
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