The Times reports on the launch of the IEA's Brexit Prize
The IEA announced today the launch of a new prize to encourage academics and policy-makers to plot Britain’s exit from the EU.
Lord Lawson of Blaby will announce the ‘Brexit Prize’, worth €100,000, for the best ‘blueprint’ of how the UL should negotiate its departure from Brussels and position itself outside the single market in a competition run by the Institute of Economic Affairs.
The former Chancellor, who is one of the panel of judges, recently wrote in The Times, that he now believed that Britain should leave the EU because the economic gains “would substantially outweigh the costs”.
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