Hague: Government wants 'positive vision' for Europe

Foreign Secretary William Hague.
Foreign Secretary William Hague. Credit: y: David Jones/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Foreign Secretary William Hague has told the The Andrew Marr Show that the Government is setting a "positive vision" for the European Union.

The Conservative MP said "deepening and widening the single market" would enable much needed growth in Britain's economy.


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