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EU is not protectionist
29 Dec, 2018

Response to Tim Martin, founder of Wetherspoons.

We publish here a link to a letter to MPs from Jim Cornelius responding to Tim Martin's claims that the EU is protectionist

Cornelius describes himself as "Accidental tariff nerd. Not an expert. I just look stuff up". His Twitter thread covers tariff issues.

 

You can find more material on tariffs on imports from Africa in this Full Fact briefing

Others' assessments of whether the EU should fairly be described as "protectionist": LSE BlogBBC, Financial Times

 

 

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