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EU referendum: influence, and romance

Britain’s got more clout as part of Europe

By Bronwen Maddox   July 2015

This piece follows on from Wolfgang Münchau, writing on the choice facing Britain

Heart, not head. Whichever way you vote in the referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union, don’t claim it’s because of the economic benefit. That is the argument that Wolfgang Münchau is setting out here. As the contest begins to gather volume, it is a provocative one. Claims that staying in brings great economic value to the United Kingdom are all but bogus, he says.

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