The Bruges Group spearheaded the intellectual battle to win a vote to leave the European Union and, above all, against the emergence of a centralised EU state.

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EFTA or EU? Qs & As

What is the best option , or best options, for Britain trading with EU countries?

Hugo van Randwyck 

EFTAorEU

What is the best option , or best options, for Britain trading with EU countries?

Could it be an off-the-shelf option or something that could be designed from scratch? What option would likely get the most public support, in a referendum? What criteria would people be looking at, for making their decision? What could be the benefits of changing from the current EU/EEA (European Union/European Economic Area = Single Market) arrangement? What do other countries do, who are not in the EU? What do EFTA (European Free Trade Association) countries do? What sort of questions have been raised, and what could some of the answers be? This paper will aim to answer the above questions, and show there are a number of positive working alternatives that Britain would benefit from significantly, in many areas, including: democracy and job creation.

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