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  • EFTA or EU? Unemployment UK 7.8% Norway 3.2% Switzerland 3.7% EFTA = European Free Trade Association www.efta.int
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  • European Economic Area Four Freedoms Free movement of goods Free movement of services Free movement of capital Free movement of persons
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  • The EEA does not cover EU Customs Union (towards third countries) Common Agricultural and Fisheries Policies EU Regional Policy Common Trade Policy Economic and Monetary Union Justice and Home Affairs Common Foreign, Security and Defence Policy
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  • What are the differences between EFTA and the EU EFTA EU New regulations per year 300 1000+ Financial contributions to EU 3.9bn 6bn Accounts signed off Every year Not for 15 years Employees 90 10,000+ Responsibility for fishing UK EU Responsibility for agriculture UK EU Responsibility for Home Affairs UK EU Responsibility for Justice UK EU
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  • What are the differences between EFTA and the EU EFTA EU Free movement in EU of: People Yes Yes Goods Yes Yes Services Yes Yes Capital Yes Yes Member of EEA Yes Yes Offices in Brussels Yes Yes Member of NATO Security Yes Yes Alliance Key legal document Convention Treaty Pages in key legal document 30 200+ Referendum: Which would you prefer EFTA or EU?
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  • EFTA and the world
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  • Opinion poll Which have you heard of? EFTA = 37% EU = 95% Which would you prefer? EFTA = 39% EU = 36% Dont know =25%......an opportunity
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  • Access to European Union law 01. General, financial and institutional matters 02. Customs Union and free movement of goods 03. Agriculture 04. Fisheries 05. Freedom of movement for workers and social policy 06. Right of establishment and freedom to provide services 07. Transport policy 08. Competition policy 09. Taxation 10. Economic and monetary policy and free movement of capital 11. External relations 12. Energy 13. Industrial policy and internal market 14. Regional policy and coordination of structural instruments 15. Environment, consumers and health protection 16. Science, information, education and culture 17. Law relating to undertakings 18. Common Foreign and Security Policy 19. Area of freedom, security and justice 20. People's Europe
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  • 08. Competition policy08. Competition policy (10777) 52009XC1229(02) Summary of Commission Decision of 3 October 2007 relating to a proceeding under Article 81 of the EC Treaty (Case COMP/38710 Bitumen Spain) (notified under document C(2007) 4441 final) OJ C 321, 29.12.2009, p. 1517 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV) Bibliographic notice Bibliographic notice + Text (bilingual display) html pdf Bibliographic notice Bibliographic notice + Text (bilingual display) htmlpdf 32009R0487 Council Regulation (EC) No 487/2009 of 25 May 2009 on the application of Article 81(3) of the Treaty to certain categories of agreements and concerted practices in the air transport sector (Codified version) (Text with EEA relevance) OJ L 148, 11.6.2009, p. 14 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV) Bibliographic notice Bibliographic notice + Text (bilingual display) html pdf Bibliographic notice Bibliographic notice + Text (bilingual display) htmlpdf Tracking EU and EEA Regulations
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  • EFTA Referendum Campaign Campaign launch Day1 Leaflet distribution Media releases Press conference Ads in papers Youtube video Day 2 Leaflet local EFTA talk Day 3 Opinion poll release Day 4 Launch EFTA Awards Tracking EU & EEA laws in UK Day 5 Student EFTA awards Day 6 EFTA Awards by sector Day 7 Launch EFTA Awards panel, Expertise, implementation
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  • EFTA Referendum Campaign Events speaking Local EFTA talks University talks Organisation talks Other Organisations supporting referendum Opinion polls EFTA or EU By party with EFTA as policy Awards EFTA benefits, jobs, 's, other Transition options Referendum leaflet design Award sponsors