PUBLISHED: 21:11, Mon, Dec 2, 2019 | UPDATED: 21:11, Mon, Dec 2, 2019
Denis MacShane described the UK’s exit from the EU as “separating to siamese twins”. But Belinda de Lucy hit out at his claims and explained it shouldn’t be avoided just because it’s difficult. Speaking on Iain Dale’s LBC show, Mr MacShane said: “Leaving is actually much harder than joining.
“This is actually more difficult that separating to siamese twins.”
Mr Dale asked: “But why?”
Mr MacShane continued: “Because you’re interconnected in so many different ways and overtime you say, right let’s have this quota on lamb.
“Someone else says yes but we would like to have Gibraltar settled, freedom of movement and somebody will cause a row about that.”
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Denis MacShane described the UK’s exit from the EU as “separating to siamese twins” (Image: LBC)
He went on to explain Switzerland accepts freedom of movement and a lot of other EU rules despite not being a member state.
He continued: “They’ve been negotiating since 1993, they had a referendum then and they’ve had to accept an awful lot of things.
“Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage has said but we don’t