Briton drafts ‘Brexit’ blueprint: UK can join EFTA

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, acccording to a British diplomat who dreamt up a blueprint for the country’s EU exit.

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 proposal for a ‘Brexit,’ a British departure from the EU. Continue reading

‘Brexit’: Prize For Britain’s EU Exit Strategy

A 100,000-euro (£86,000) cash-prize is being awarded for the best plan on how Britain could leave the European Union.

The ‘Brexit Prize’ has been created by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), a free-market think tank, in the run up to a proposed referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU. Continue reading