Should Free-Marketeers Support the EU?

The IEA’s Brexit debate focuses exclusively on economic arguments, putting aside issues such as sovereignty, culture, and democratic legitimacy.

Arguing that free marketeers should support Brexit are:

  • Douglas Carswell, UKIP MP for Clacton

  • Ryan Bourne, Head of Public Policy, IEA

Arguing that free market supporters should also support remaining in the EU are:

  • John Stevens, former Conservative MEP; co-founder of the Pro-Euro Conservative Party (PECP); Senior Research Fellow, Global Policy Institute

  • Diego Zuluaga, Financial Services Research Fellow, IEA; Head of Research, EPICENTER