EU vs Commonwealth – Where Should Britain’s Future Lie?

This is from Daniel Hannan’s superb blog on the Daily Telegraph website, just look at these graphs:

 

And this one too:

Any way you choose to look at it, the Commonwealth’s growth is about to exceed that of the European Union/Eurozone. Again, I’m all for open free trade with our European neighbours, but by cutting ourselves off from free trade elsewhere, haven’t we shackled ourselves to a corpse? And how is having a trade agreement with one group of countries at the explicit expense of others free trade? That’s just protectionism…

 

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