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In the coming years, the UK could well decide to remove itself from political union with the EU and instead have a neighbourly relationship based on trade and selective cooperation. Maintaining trade will be an issue, but with both the UK and the EU members of the World Trade Organization, there are existing mechanisms to gain a win-win solution, and avoid a trade war that will help no-one.






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Why a deal is likely...

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Some commentators share their post-EU visions…

Brexit essay by IEA competition finalists, John Bailey and Kathleen Garner ©

Brexit essay by Ben Clements, IEA competition fourth prize winner

For real heavyweights wanting a comprehensive Brexit plan, here’s one developed several times after the IEA competition…  FleXcit

A comment in ‘V21a’ on a previous webpage has resulted in this update (see note 6).




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