'chilling explanation of what Brexit will do to the UK economy after December' - Adam Posen [5 mins]
This is the most chilling explanation of what Brexit will do to the UK economy after December. By @AdamPosen, President of the Peterson Institute for International Economics.
The UK economy: Brexit vs Covid-19 24/08/2020
There is an obvious flaw in advocating Brexit on the basis that it’s less costly than the worst pandemic the world has faced in a hundred years. But this aside, the claim Covid-19 is a bigger economic shock than Brexit deserves further interrogation.
BORIS Johnson's proposals for a bridge or tunnel connecting Northern Ireland and Scotland have faced criticism from the Fraser of Allander Institute think tank.
Admission lays bare limited benefits of ‘ambitious’ agreement with Donald Trump.
Brexit could cost the UK up to 30 times more than it will gain back from striking a Trump trade deal 02/03/2020
Brexit could cost the UK economy up to 30 times as much as the country hopes to gain back from securing a new trade deal with US President Donald Trump, official figures suggest.
Brexit will have soon cost the UK more than all its payments to the EU over the past 47 years put together 25/02/2020
Brexit is set to have cost the UK more than £200 billion in lost economic growth by the end of this year — a figure that almost eclipses the total amount the UK has paid toward the European Union budget over the past 47 years.
Is Britain committing commercial suicide? 27/02/2020
A 19th Century trade agenda will decimate the most productive parts of the 21st Century economy.
Brexit Beyond Tariffs: The role of non-tariff measures and the impact on developing countries 25/02/2020
Small towns in Midlands and North will suffer most from Boris Johnson’s Brexit trade deal, IFS says 26/02/2020
Small towns in the Midlands and North are among the areas likely to suffer most from the bare-bones trade deal Boris Johnson is seeking with Brussels, according to a respected economic thinktank.
Ministers refuse to release secret studies believed to show little gain from trade deals with US and Asia 16/02/2020
‘If the government thought it had a very strong case they would publish these studies ... it’s an indication that there’s nothing there’
Boris Johnson's own official government figures shows his Brexit deal will make British people much poorer 17/01/2020
Johnson's own government's analysis suggests that a deal along the lines of that backed by Parliament will reduce annual economic growth by 6.7% compared to staying in the EU.
Brexit will soon have cost the UK more than all of its payments to the EU over the last 47 years put together 14/01/2020
Brexit will have cost the UK more than £200 billion in lost economic growth by the end of this year - a figure which almost eclipses the total amount the UK will have paid towards the EU budget over the past 47 years.
Brexit is a Tory invention and pro-Europeans must still fight the prospect of EU exile, writes Will Hutton.
Mark Carney and other financiers seem to think London can do business as usual without playing by the EU's rules. This is confidence bordering on complacency.
The cost of Brexit has already been predicted to hit £200 billion this year - totalling more than the UK has paid into the EU over 47 years.
Brexit Party MEP shut down after questioning economic credentials of Green Party MEP, who informs him she is a professor of economics 27/11/2019
'I think Mr Rowland stands corrected,' said chair after Richard Rowland humiliated in chamber.
The biggest crisis of Brexit to date actually still lies ahead of us in late 2020.
South West MEP Molly Scott Cato spectacularly shuts down Brexit Party MEP who questions her economics experience 26/11/2019
The showdown took place at the European Parliament in Strasbourg today.
Boris Johnson accused of misleading voters after claiming there is 'absolutely zero' risk of no-deal Brexit 19/11/2019
'I believe the trade experts', says ex-treasury minister David Gauke - pointing to consensus rejecting claims of rapid new deal.
Brexit deal means ‘£70bn hit to UK by 2029' 30/10/2019
Boris Johnson's Brexit deal will leave the UK £70bn worse off than if it had remained in the EU, a study by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) has found.
Chancellor refuses to publish analysis of economic damage from Boris Johnson's deal before MPs vote 18/10/2019
Treasury committee head suggests it means ‘existing analysis stands’ – of a £130bn hit from loss of frictionless trade with EU.
Brexit is "completely senseless in the modern world" and people "need to wake up," Finland's ex-PM Alex Stubb 24/01/2019
'Zero chance' leaving EU will make Britons better off, Nobel laureate economist Paul Krugman says 25/09/2019
Krugman rejects the assertions of Brexiteers that leaving the single market and customs union will ultimately help the UK export more to the rest of the world.