Britain in EU ‘has wide global influence’


BEING part of the European Union (EU) gives Britain wide influence and a “big voice” at most international forums, Conservative Baroness Sandip Verma has said. Britain’s membership of the EU top table and its position as the fifth largest economy are both benefits that cannot be underestimated, the minister at the Department for International Development told Eastern Eye. In an interview earlier this month, Baroness Verma said she was yet to hear compelling arguments to leave the EU. “The Brexit campaign has failed, absolutely failed to tell me what the benefits are,” she said, referring to the group led by…

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