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No ‘Leap in the Dark’

No ‘Leap in the Dark’No ‘Leap in the Dark’

Leaving the European Union could boost the British economy by delivering jobs, boosting prosperity and galvanizing the ‘single market’, Breitbart reported. According to a top Tory, all these benefits would naturally accrue and not necessarily be the negative ‘leap in the dark’ opponents make out. Speaking after the Bank of England accidentally emailed details of its secret plan to investigate the impact of quitting the EU, Owen Paterson, the former Conservative Cabinet minister, told Radio 4’s Today Program suggestions that the banking industry would be threatened by the move were wrong.