There appears to be an element not only among those who backed Brexit resembling a Man who resigns from his local Club because of the price of subscription but keeps turning up wanting to use the facilities.
“Securing Wales’ place in the European single market, reforming the UK as a more federal union of four sovereign peoples, and building stronger links with the United States, our oldest friend and ally – those are my goals for Wales”.
“I believe that the interests of Wales and the UK were best served by remaining in the European Union. The people took a different view, albeit by a fairly narrow margin.“Of course, I respect the result of the referendum. However I am absolutely clear that Wales is, and will remain, ‘open for business’.He will tell his audience that a “two-way dialogue between Brussels and London” will “fail” and the final deal must be backed by the legislatures in Cardiff, Edinburgh, and Belfast.
“I believe it is absolutely vital that when we leave the EU the United Kingdom must retain access to the single market. Without that guarantee we risk inflicting needless economic harm on our country and on our citizens.
“I have absolutely no intention of allowing Wales’ fate to be left to chance, for us to be passive observers in this most momentous of decisions. Wales and the other devolved nations must play a full and active role in the negotiations to leave the EU, to ensure our interests are fully protected.
“If this becomes a two-way dialogue between Brussels and London, it will fail. Cardiff, Edinburgh, and Belfast must also have seats at the table. Whatever deal is finally negotiated its acceptance should be subject to the support of the four Parliaments that now legislate for the UK.
“I cannot envisage consent being given by Wales unless the UK both secures access to the single market and delvers solid assurances to our citizens from other EU countries.”
“I believe that the interests of Wales are well served by our membership of the United Kingdom and the United Kingdom is better and stronger for having Wales in it. This is a view shared by a large majority of Welsh people.
“In the EU referendum campaign the Leave campaign promised time after time that Wales would be no worse off financially if we left the EU. Many of those campaigners are now in prominent positions in the UK Government.
“They have an absolute duty to deliver on what they promised.