The UK will seek to shake off any and all influence from the European Union after it has left, according to Michael Gove.
The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster had appeared in the Commons to update the House on Brexit negotiations.
He had replied to a question from his Labour counterpart, Rachel Reeves, about safeguarding the security of British citizens.
Mr Gove told her: “We do believe that it is possible to make progress on a sweep of arrangements.
“One thing we cannot do is accept the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice.
“We voted to be an independent nation and we must honour that decision.
“Democracy is more important than any other principle.”
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