The UK’s “audit” of EU law is a waste of time. The EU is simply too complex to divide up into costs and benefits.
In July, the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office launched a review of the balance of competences in the EU. It aims to review the EU’s powers and what they mean for the UK. J Clive Matthews argues however, that the EU is too complex to be divided up into simple costs and benefits, and that any such review is doomed […]