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The Referendum by Numbers: The Cost of EU Membership

Tim Harford asks how much would be saved and what would be lost if Britain left the EU?

If the EU referendum debate just involves two politicians shouting contradictory statistics at each other - then we are here to help.
In this series, we're giving you a break from the politicians and we're going to try to figure out the truth. Bracing concept, isn't it? We'll be looking at some of the big questions - immigration, lawmaking, regulations and trade.
But in this first program, Tim Harford tackles two very basic questions: how much would we save if we left the EU? And what would we lose if we did?

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11 minutes