Timmy on Cargoes
Tim Worstall: Timmy Elsewhere
A rational policy would be to stop throwing rocks in our own harbours and declare unilateral free trade. True, our European partners are unlikely to go along with such a plan. But as the economist Patrick Minford has calculated, even if the EU denied its citizens the benefits of our labour through tariffs, we would still be better off by about ｣30 billion a year if we followed the logic and quit the Brussels customs union.
Please, forgive me, but there's a certain whoop, whoop, a certain pride, in actually getting that view, the truth, into the national media.
Let me join him in whooping this morning. Well done.