Advantages & Disadvantages of EU Membership

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European Union Membership.
Advantages;
Introduction of minimum-wage & better worker rights).
Created jobs.
Freedom to travel between member states.
Brings more money & support.
Environmental protection.
They have vertical & horizontal direct effect. Giving individual rights.
Disadvantages;
Countries loose sovereignty.
The EU has the highest court.
Countries are bound by EU decisions.
EU takes a purposive approach as their style of interpretation.
Uncertain future of the EU.
It cost the UK £50,000,000,000 per year.
Controversial by being directly applicable.
Vague law terms.

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