- Sizeable net financial contribution to the EU budget (Norway pays similar amounts to current UK payments in relative terms, though Switzerland and Liechtenstein pay surprisingly small amounts.);
- Sizeable net inflow of EU workers and their families (relative to population, all four non-EU countries received about twice as many EU immigrants as the UK);
- The adoption of a very large share of EU regulations – without a voice in influencing them.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
''Single market access from outside the EU: three key prerequisites'' BRUGHEL
While the UK’s strategy toward access of the EU single market after Brexit is unclear, the experience of the four non-EU countries having access to it suggests that the conditions of access may involve:
None of these elements may look attractive to those who campaigned for Brexit.