Why Sunak should not dismiss a Swiss-style Brexit

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“Switzerland has managed to maintain its sovereignty and independence and reach bilateral agreements with the EU without being part of the EU, and so has Norway.”

The words of none other than Mr Brexit himself Nigel Farage in an interview with Swiss television network RTS back in 2020. So why is it that just two years later, Farage is saying that a UK-Swiss style agreement with the EU is a betrayal of the vote to leave the EU? Average global funds hold a third less in the UK than before Brexit While there are clearly costs to incur, including paying for passporting rights and a deeper relationship with the single market, the economic reality is a far cry from the political rhetoric emanating from Farage and other hard-line Brexiteers recentl...

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