"Companies invest in Britain because they want to be part of Europe, not outside it"
Richard Layard

Prime Minister Tony Blair's enthusiasm for taking Britain into the Eurozone is puzzling to many. Economists are leery of the Maastricht straitjacket the 12 have imposed on themselves, the British economy is humming along nicely while Europe stutters and the electorate is strongly opposed to swapping the pound for the Euro. But Blair never loses an opportunity to insist that "Britain's destiny ...


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