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'Burden of EU' hampering the UK's economy

Eurosceptics led by Conservative Bernard Jenkin have just launched a paper challenging whether the single market does benefit the UK.

Conservative MP Bernard Jenkin Credit: Press Association

Jenkin and other Eurosceptics say UK exports of manufactured goods to the EU are equivalent to less than 8.7% of UK GDP. They also say the burdens and costs of the EU single market are hampering the UK economy and claim more jobs could be created if we were outside it.

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