PUBLISHED: 17:56, Thu, Sep 19, 2019 | UPDATED: 18:01, Thu, Sep 19, 2019
Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party MEPs have long criticised the Brexit deal Theresa May secured with the WU while she was prime minister. Brexit Party MEP Rupert Lowe explained he was confronted by Michel Barnier on why he and the Brexit Party would not support it which led to a damning response. Mr Lowe argued he failed to see why the UK needed to sign over its sovereignty for trade as he explained the economic worth of the UK to the EU.
While on Brexit Party’s youtube show BrexBox he said: “I am on the Brexit committee with Michel Barnier and I just thought there is so much nonsense.
“I have never understood why there is any link between trade and sovereignty.
“Ultimately, we could trade with anybody, we don’t need to give up our government to them in order to do so.
“I have been studying Bartels, Lorand Bartels has written a big paper on Article 24 of GAT clause 5b.
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Brexit Party MEP Rupert Lowe savaged Michel Barnier on his Brexit deal (Image: BrexBox/Getty)
Rupert Lowe argued he wouldn't sign Barnier's Brexit deal if the UK had lost a war to them (Image: BrexBox)
“It effectively states quite clearly, if two countries wish to continue with their existing