The Independent reports on the IEA's Brexit Prize
Can Britain survive outside the European Union and, if it does, what might this country look like? The Institute of Economic Affairs has pitched the question with the prospect of a €100,000 cash prize for the most compelling submission.
The Brexit Prize, referring to talk about a British exit, or “Brexit”, from the EU, asks entrants to imagine that a referendum has resulted in an “Out” vote and the Government has triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty.
They are then invited to compose a “Blueprint for Britain” outside the EU, covering the process of withdrawal and the post-exit repositioning of the UK in the global trading and governance systems. Judges include the former Chancellor Nigel Lawson, broadcaster David Starkey and Tim Frost of the London School of Economics.
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