The White Paper we are publishing today sets out in detail the agreement reached by the Cabinet at Chequers last week. It is a precise, responsible and credible basis for moving our negotiations with the EU forward to achieve a deal that works in our mutual interest.
Despite good progress in a number of areas, negotiations with the EU on our future relationship have reached an impasse. The off the shelf options offered by the EU do not work for the United Kingdom. That is why we need to evolve our approach to one that honours the result of the referendum, sets us on course for a productive relationship with our closest trading partners, and maintains the constitutional and economic integrity of our United Kingdom. That is exactly what our new proposed solution does.
It honours the referendum result: