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Briton wins prize for UK exit plan from EU, says economy could benefit
Yahoo News ^
| 8 Apr 2014
Posted on 04/08/2014 5:08:39 PM PDT by mandaladon
(Reuters) - Britain's economy could grow by 1.3 billion pounds if it left the European Union due to less regulation and more trade with emerging economies, a British diplomat who dreamt up a prize-winning blueprint for the country's EU exit said on Tuesday.
Britain's free market Institute of Economic Affairs on Tuesday awarded a 100,000-euro prize to Iain Mansfield, a British diplomat based in the Philippines, who it decided had come up with the best blueprint for a 'Brexit,' a British departure from the EU.
Amid widespread public disenchantment in Britain about the EU's perceived over-bearing role in everyday life Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron has promised to give Britons a referendum on leaving the EU in 2017 if he is re-elected next year. Many opinion polls suggest a slim majority would vote to leave the 28-nation bloc and that the anti-EU UK Independence Party (UKIP) is on course to come first or second in elections to the European Parliament next month.
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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Germany; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: conservativeparty; conservatives; davidcameron; eu; europeanunion; euroskeptic; euroskepticism; euroskeptics; iainmansfield; nigelfarage; obama; philippines; ukip; unitedkingdom
Mansfield, director of trade and investment at the British Embassy in Manila, argued that significantly fewer regulations, coupled with greater trade with emerging economies, could provide a real boost for Britain's economy..................We are doing the opposite here in the US under Obama.
They should have paid him in pounds sterling :^)
posted on 04/08/2014 5:21:34 PM PDT
( Aide toi et dieu t aidera)
To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
posted on 04/08/2014 5:26:51 PM PDT
posted on 04/08/2014 5:44:08 PM PDT
I wish they’d stop calling Cameron a conservative.
posted on 04/08/2014 6:16:55 PM PDT
(Get ready, little lady. Hell is coming to breakfast.)
They should have listened to Margaret Thatcher.
posted on 04/08/2014 7:10:44 PM PDT
posted on 04/08/2014 7:36:43 PM PDT
(Defeat Hagan, elect a Constutional Conservative: Dr. Greg Brannon!)
Yes. Listening to Nigel Farage on youtube is some exciting stuff. Not every western politician is a mushmouthed filet.
posted on 04/08/2014 9:38:50 PM PDT
by Psalm 144
(FIGHT! FIGHT! SEVERE CONSERVATIVE AND THE WILD RIGHT!)
The EU is not needed for the UK.
posted on 04/09/2014 8:01:24 PM PDT
(I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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