British Withdrawal from the European Union: A Guide to the Case For

British Withdrawal from the European Union: A Guide to the Case For

by Lewis Abbott

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Overview

Businesses and business representative organizations are constantly complaining about the effects of European Union laws, policies, and regulations. In 1992, Britain benefited considerably by withdrawing from the European Union's Exchange Rate Mechanism and programme of Economic and Monetary Union. This study provides a detailed guide to the economic and political case for British withdrawal from the EU bloc as a whole. Major general arguments for withdrawal are that (a) the economic costs of EU membership substantially exceed the benefits, and (b) withdrawal is necessary to restore democracy, business and market freedom, the rule of law, and other basic features of a modern liberal social order.

"Clear and thorough ... Examining many of the key aspects of EU membership... students of European business or politics will find this guide useful and interesting reading." (European Access, & European Access Plus online)

Contents

1. The Case for Britain's Withdrawal from the European Union: an Overview

2. The Main Non-EU Sources of British Wealth

3. The Economic Costs of EU Membership

4. The Political Constitutional Case for EU Withdrawal

5. The Free Trade Case for EU Withdrawal

6. The Removal of EU Regulatory Burdens

7. The Benefits of Monetary and Economic Policy Independence

8. The Case for Fiscal Independence

Product Details

BN ID: 2940149458509
Publisher: Industrial Systems Research
Publication date: 04/05/2014
Series: ISR Business and the political-legal environment studies , #2
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 151
File size: 456 KB

About the Author

Lewis F. Abbott is a business-economic researcher and consultant. He has authored and edited numerous books on industrial, commercial and related subjects.

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