Sixty Conservative MPs, including seven ex-cabinet ministers, are calling for Britain to quit the single market and customs union when it leaves the EU.
Writing in the Telegraph, Suella Fernandes MP said only in leaving would the UK “truly be a beacon of international free trade”.
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David Cameron has said migration can be managed if the UK remains inside the EU and it would be “madness” to try to control it by voting to leave.
He said he did not accept that his pledge to cut immigration below 100,000 could not be achieved within the EU.
Iain Duncan Smith has said his officials who used fictional claimants to show the impact of benefit sanctions could face disciplinary action.
The work and pensions secretary said the made-up stories on the DWP website were meant to help people understand the system and were based on “real life cases”.
The UK has proposed slashing welfare funding to divert it to the police and armed forces in the wake of the Woolwich attacks, despite MI5 already having been informed enough to have kept tabs on the murder suspects for years.
The MP responsible for work and pensions has been in discussions with both the defense and home secretaries to heighten security measures on the British Isles at the expense of up to 3 billion pounds in welfare, according to a Telegraph report published Tuesday.