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Iain Duncan Smith on the business case for Britain to leave the EU

| 26.05.2016

With the EU Referendum now just weeks away the stakes are rising and both sides are doing their utmost to be heard.

There were no issues in that department for Iain Duncan Smith last night with the Conservative MP making his thoughts perfectly clear at the Ladbrokes Brexit Business Debate.

Speaking at the Institute of Directors (IoD) in central London the former work and pensions secretary was quick to launch into a passionate attack on EU ‘bureaucracy’.

He told the assembled crowd of politicians and journalists that the ‘European marketplace is not a free market’, while emphasising his opinions on how the EU is not interested in doing a deal with the UK on trade in financial services.

Here’s the full extract from what turned out to be a fiery opening statement…

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William Geldart

William contributed to a number of online football blogs before finally finding his pot of gold at the end of the rainbow alongside the rest of the Ladbrokes News team. Now indulging passions for football, horse racing, greyhounds, boxing and political betting. Supports Wycombe Wanderers and can be spotted at various lower league and non-league grounds across the country.