Top economists say UK should join euro

UK - Fifteen of the country's most eminent economists have urged the UK Government to join the euro in a letter to the Financial Times in London.

In a letter to the Financial Times, the economists, including Richard Portes of London Business School, David Currie of City Business School and Peter Spencer of Birkbeck College, said joining the euro would 'safeguard' the advantages already gleaned from European Union membership.

The full text of the letter reads -

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Joining the