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Don’t trust the UK

Since the EU referendum, I am often asked if other parties should trade with, visit and study in the UK. My answer? Stay away

By AC Grayling  

Since the European Union referendum of 2016 I have visited the United States, Canada, India, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, the UAE, and a dozen of our EU partners.

Across their diverse audiences, one question came up again and again: what attitude should these countries, their politicians, businesspeople and intending students take to the UK in its present post-referendum guise.

Should they sign agreements with the UK? Should they trade, visit, study with us?

It has been a bitter experience finding that, in the interests of truth, I have…

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