January 21, 2014

UK's Life Outside the EU

Daniel Hannan, Daily Telegraph

The Associated Press

I've always found it odd that we get so exercised about the in-or-out question, yet show little interest in the precise terms and conditions. What David proposes – participation in the single market, but not in the flanking political arrangements – is plainly a technical possibility.

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TAGGED: European Union, United Kingdom


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