UK’s Osborne warns voters of Brexit’s permanent hit to economy

  British finance minister George Osborne told voters that leaving the European Union would cost them thousands of pounds a year and sap funding for public services because it would do permanent damage to the country’s economy. In a move likely to grab the attention of many Britons, who remain split on whether to stay in the bloc, Osborne pointed to Treasury figures which said breaking away could cost each household 4,300 pounds ($6,100) a year by 2030. Three days after official campaigning began for the EU membership referendum on…

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