In what way have we given up our “priceless freedom” by being members of the EU? (Letter from Berenice Weston, August 16). We have been free to hold a referendum on our membership, and then to shoot ourselves in the foot after the narrow result. Does belonging to Nato, to the United Nations, count as losing freedom? And are all co-operations internationally to be avoided?

Maureen Green
Kew, Surrey, UK

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