Is EEA Membership Actually A Good Option For Britain?

Next week, the Commons will vote on the amendments to the EU Withdrawal Bill which have been made by the House of Lords. Most of these amendments are positive in that they reduce the damage caused by the Government’s cack-handed approach to Brexit.

There is, however, one amendment which ought not to be supported. This is the amendment which opens the possibility of Britain being a member of the European Economic Area (EEA), like Norway. Given that Norway is outside of the European Union but benefits from being part of most of the EU’s Single Market arrangements, the so-called Norway option might seem to hold an attraction for the UK.

Read more from Wayne David for Huffington Post here: https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/eea-brexit_uk_5b1901a2e4b09578259f5223?utm_hp_ref=uk-politics