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Boris Johnson today outlined his response to the report by his economic advisor – and Open Europe board member – Dr Gerard Lyons on the future of the UK’s relations with the EU and how they impact on London. The report entitled ‘a win-win situation’ …

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In a letter to the Telegraph today, Open Europe’s Chairman Lord Leach notes:This dispute is largely the product of the wording of the Lisbon Treaty. One part states that the election of the Commission President is the joint responsibility of the Europe…

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Mind the counterfactual

As we’ve argued before, whenever anyone makes a claim about the cost or benefits of the EU, look out for the counterfactual – i.e what would be the case if the UK weren’t an EU member.The classical “3 million jobs would be lost if the UK left the EU” c…

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