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Why Has The Single Market Suddenly Become A 'Protectionist Cartel' From Which We Must Escape?

One of the puzzling aspects of the arguments over Brexit is the way that the EU single market and the customs union have been spun as something sinister from which we need to escape, so that we can be free to trade with the rest of the world.   Together they secure frictionless trade with our largest export market, and attract foreign direct investment into the UK, creating – according to Government figures, 1,600 jobs a week in 2016.   Why has this powerful contributor to UK prosperity suddenly become...


Published By: huffingtonpost - Wednesday, 16 May, 2018