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'Foolish for UK to give away its rebate'

EU's budget Commissioner Janusz Lewandowski has called for changes in the rebate system for Great Britain, saying its original purpose has lost its justification.

Professor Jean Pisani, of the consultancy Breugel, and Mats Persson of Open Europe analyse the purpose behind the rebate.

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