So my Brexit post at the start of the week kicked up a bit of a stir.

As I said on Monday, I’m an Aussie so it’s not for me to tell you Pommies how to vote.

But as an Aussie I do have views on our great shared institution The Commonwealth.  And as a businessman I understand the economics, and see the trade implications of EU membership first hand.

It beggars belief why any country would choose to shackle itself to a declining economy such as Europe, in a relationship that acts as a straight jacket.

Because that’s what EU membership does.  It prevents Britain from forging more meaningful trade relations with other more dynamic countries and trading blocs around the world.

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