Friday, July 11, 2008

Very interesting piece in the economist

On "Europe's Tory nightmare"

The Economists man in Brux writes:

"federalists have their mirror-opposites in Britain. Eurosceptic hardliners dream that Britain could negotiate a nice free-trade pact with the EU, like a giant Norway or Switzerland (but without as much fish or cheese). The odds are still against Britain walking out. But the country has changed in ways that Brussels underestimates."

Yup, lets just have a look at the graph again...

Net % saying EU is a "good thing" minus "bad thing"

1 comment:

Tim Hedges said...

If the graph addressed the question - whether we would be better off with a free trade relationship - it would be 90-10 for leaving