The futility of Brexit

by George Hatjoullis

The various feuding leave campaigns make many assertions about how all would be hunky dory outside of the EU. Here is a very readable and compelling paper by HM Government that makes it abundantly clear that very little is achieved by Brexit unless we are willing to sacrifice all preferential relations with the EU. It is a futile and self defeating act that sacrifices much to satisfy a xenophobic instinct.

Alternatives to membership: possible models for the United Kingdom outside the European Union

There is very little I can add to this paper.