No Mad Max-like scenario post Brexit, says minister

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Mr Davis will point to Theresa May's commitment to maintaining and enhancing workers' rights and Environment Secretary Michael Gove's "crusading zeal" on animal welfare as examples of the United Kingdom determination to lead a "race to the top".

Davis was addressing Austrian business leaders in Vienna in the latest speech by ministers as they push a more positive message on the UK's aspirations and prospects.

David Davis will take aim at Brussels today over scaremongering claims that Brexit could leave British workers at a greater risk of cancer.

One slide suggested that the United Kingdom might cut "levels of occupational safety and health" leading to "higher exposure to chemicals and carcinogens", and that workers could have their consultation rights cut to reduce delays for collective dismissals.

However Labour said his assurance that the United Kingdom would not lead a "race to the bottom" outside the European Union "isn't worth the paper it's written on".

Brexit Secretary David Davis will use a speech Tuesday in Vienna to promise that Brexit won't lead to "an Anglo-Saxon race to the bottom, with Britain plunged into a "Mad Max"-style world borrowed from dystopian fiction".

He added: "Fears about a race to the bottom are based on nothing, not our history, not our intentions, nor our national interest".

He said the economic relationship with the European Union after Brexit should be based on the principles of "open trade and fair competition".

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And he pledged the United Kingdom would continue to pursue this after Brexit.

Tom Kibasi, the director of the IPPR, said: "Our research shows there is no appetite for deregulation post-Brexit".

Reacting to Mr Davis' speech, shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer said it "simply isn't worth the paper it's written on".

European Union leaders warn Britain can't have both freedom from the bloc's regulations and frictionless trade.

"But even with this, this will not alter the fact that there will be a border between us".

Theresa May's Cabinet has yet to reach a consensus on exactly what the United Kingdom should hope to achieve from Brexit, with reports of a widening rift over which direction to take.

"Britain's plan, its blueprint for life outside of Europe, is a race to the top in global standards, not a regression from the high standards we have now".

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