Brexiteers promised to “take back control.” But the decision has instead delivered recession, gloom, and despair.
Three years ago, on 31 January 2020, the British flags that had flown outside European Union buildings for over 40 years were lowered. The then prime minister Boris Johnson had “got Brexit done.” Except he hadn’t.
A POST-BREXIT “bonfire of banking rules” planned by the UK Government risks driving up food and energy prices even further, campaigners have warned.
Cost of labour in Britain up by 30% since referendum, double rise in some EU countries, research finds.
The UK economy looks sickly against international comparisons, so let’s be honest about the three causes.
In particular, used cars in the lower end of the market are becoming less affordable despite being lower in safety standards and higher in emissions.
Iain Overton examines the lack of consequences for the Brexiters that promised us sunny uplands.
The Nuffield Trust think tank has published a new report on the impact of Brexit on the UK’s health and care services. The ongoing monitoring work, funded by the Health Foundation, covers the impact on the NHS and social care workforce, medicine and medical devices supply and the economic cost, and reveals negative effects across these areas.
The impact of Brexit has only added fuel to the fire of severe challenges facing health and social care in the UK, warns the Nuffield Trust.
The evidence increasingly shows that our decision to leave the European Union has lifted the price of imported goods, flattened business investment and damaged trade.
CHEAPER energy bills. Lower migration. An extra £350 million a week for the NHS. There was little that the zealots pushing for Brexit wouldn’t claim ahead of the crunch vote in 2016.
Brexit: The scorecard two years on 02/01/2023
So how is it going? In economic terms, the past year has helped differentiate the impact of Covid from the impact of Brexit. / Doing so has exposed a hefty price being paid by many firms, as well as public service employment, for dislocation of Britain from its nearest neighbour's trading bloc.
Brexit damage continues to mount - GOV.SCOT 31/12/2022
The people of Scotland must be given a choice about their future given the damage inflicted by Brexit, Constitution Secretary Angus Robertson has said. / Marking two years since the end of the transition period to leave the European Union after 47 years of membership, Mr Robertson highlighted the negative impacts Brexit continues to have on Scotland’s economy.
City food shops say they and their customers have been hit by rapidly rising food costs which they say have made "everything more difficult".
Brexit has increased drug prices and worsened staff shortages in the U.K., increasing the impact of other serious issues facing the country’s health care system, a report has found.
The UK's split with the EU has worsened recruitment shortages while pushing up the price of some medicines.
Brexit's blight on Scottish food and drink industry is making the cost of living crisis worse – Mairi Gougeon 14/12/2022
Some of these are hopefully short-term issues and can be recovered from. Another problem, however, is contributing to the hardship faced by Scottish households and will do so for the long term: Brexit.
Electric car prices set to rise by 10% from 2024: Brexit trade tariff to make them more expensive and delay price parity with petrols and diesels 13/12/2022
Many electric vehicles made and sold in the UK and Europe are set to become more expensive from 2024, which will delay price parity with petrol and diesel cars, it has emerged.
As the country struggles with the cost of living crisis, recent figures have revealed that Brexit has left the people of the UK paying an extra £6 billion in food costs.
The evidence shows that Brexit isn’t working and, despite what Starmer claims, it cannot be made to work until we rejoin the single market.
Extra checks and requirements on goods has pushed prices up by 6%, or £5.8bn, over two years.
Fruit and veg supply could be ‘in trouble’, says NFU – citing added costs of Brexit and Ukraine war.
For Britain’s cost of living crisis, Brexit is the continental shaped elephant in the room 05/12/2022
Egg shortages ‘just the start’, says NFU – warning tomatoes, cucumbers and pears could become scarce.
Extra checks and requirements on goods crossing the border has increased food prices by 6% overall, says the Centre for Economic Performance.