Tory MP: 'New alliances can be built' within Europe

Conservative MP Robert Buckland said that the Tory party is interested in "leading" and showing people that when it comes to a referendum people "will have their say".

Conservative MP Robert Buckland Credit: Daybreak

Speaking to Daybreak he said: "I personally believe that Britain's future is in the EU."

He added: "What I do see is with further engagements with countries like Germany, where we share many aspirations, that new coalitions, new alliances can be built and Britain's influence can only be enhanced."


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