Victoria Hewson writes for CapX
In the article Victoria argues that a ‘Norway Plus’ model of Brexit is legally fraught in the current forms of both the EFTA convention and the EEA agreement. The major problem here is in the ‘plus’; it is a customs union. And the UK cannot become party to the EFTA convention for as long as it remains in a customs union with the European Union, which Brussels contends is necessary to protect the Irish Border. The only alternatives would be to renegotiate either the EFTA convention, or the EEA agreement. Both EFTA states and the EU would have to agree that.
Read the full article here.