The Czech economist Tomas Sedlacek said: “Europe has become a purely economic project. So when the economy broke down, the European idea broke down with it.”
The thing is that the EU’s overall share of world trade is steadily decreasing – even with more countries as members. This may suit multi-nationals but rarely small and medium businesses. The restrictions, rules, directives and bureaucracy are strangling our growth and have cost many jobs since 1973.
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