Key sectors of the UK economy would be damaged if we leave Single Market

Research for Open Britain shows that all major sectors are linked to the EU – in different ways and to different degrees – and could be harmed if the UK Government sought a Free Trade Agreement which prioritised some sectors over others. The research shows that a sector-by-sector approach to pick winners ‘cannot be achieved without the risk of creating losers’; cherry-picking would be made difficult because ‘there is considerable linkage between the sectors’; and that leaving the Single Market is likely to entail ‘secondary effects’, such as falling investment.

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