The labour party does not want Britain left the EU single market after Brexit

© RIA Novosti / Alex Monotonicity in fotobanka of the European Union on the streets of London. Archival photoThe labour party does not want Britain left the EU single market after Brexit© RIA Novosti / Alex Monotonicity the image Bank

The labour party of the UK is going to advocate that Britain leave the European single market after the completion of all procedures Brexit in March 2019, the newspaper Guardian with reference to the representative of the party Keir Starmer.

Reportedly, the labour party advocated a «soft Brexit», that is, will support British participation in the single European market and the customs Union during the «transition period» that will occur after 2019 and can last from two to four years.

In the opinion of the labour party, Britain after a Brexit must also continue to submit to the jurisdiction of the European court of justice economic and trade issues and to pay contributions to the European budget in order to «soften the shock», which will test the British economy after the exit from the EU.

According to the publication, such a statement indicates a serious change in the political programmes of the main opposition party of Britain and establishes a clear distinction between the labour party and the conservatives.

The decision to withdraw from the EU was adopted by the British people in a referendum on 23 June 2016. United Kingdom 29 Mar officially launched the process of withdrawal from the EU, passing the head of the European Council Donald Tusk, a letter of notification. According to the rules set forth in the 50th article of the Lisbon Treaty, leaving the EU, Britain will have to leave the Association on March 29, 2019 — exactly two years after the launch of the Brexit.