Hard Brexit 'offers £135bn annual boost' to economy

Hard Brexit 'offers £135bn annual boost' to economy
 

Removing all trade tariffs and barriers would help generate an annual £135bn uplift to the economy, according to a group of pro-Brexit economists.
A hard Brexit is "economically much superior to soft" argues Prof Patrick Minford, lead author of a report from Economists for Free Trade.
He says eliminating tariffs, either within free trade deals or unilaterally, would deliver huge gains.
Campaigners against a hard Brexit said the plan amounts to "economic suicide".
In an introduction to the full report, entitled From Project Fear to Project Prosperity, which is due to be... read more

 
20 August 2017 in Regional, Views: 83
Source: BBC
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