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Stop saying Brexit Britain could follow a “Singapore model”—it wouldn’t work here

First published: Prospect, 27/11/17


This one-time mosquito-ridden equatorial trading port has become a sparkle in the global economy, and in the UK, it has gathered new fans among those yearning to make Brexit Britain a sort of Atlantic version.

Yet you don’t have to look very far to see that while Singapore has been an undoubted economic success in its own context, there’s not much about it that the UK would could, or would want, copy. Read more….

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