Spiralling inflation, crops left in the field and travel chaos: 10 reasons Brexit has been disastrous for Britain 03/02/2022
As small businesses crumble, shelves get emptier and the care-worker shortage intensifies, life outside the EU is having a dire effect on many of us. Why aren’t politicians talking about it?
The Brexit predictions that came true, those that didn’t—and what we didn’t see coming - BMJ 03/08/2022
Six years after the referendum we can disentangle the evidence and judge the effects on health and care, says Richard Vize.
There's one thing that the two candidates locked in a bad-tempered battle to be Britain's next prime minister agree on: Brexit is nothing to do with any of the woes facing the UK right now. / The inconvenient truth, as the head of the port of Dover has confirmed, is that Brexit has indeed contributed to the chaos.
The Brexit divorce bill will cost each taxpayer on average £305 more than previously expected, according to new government figures.
UK negotiating strategy risks bad Brexit trade deal with India, parliamentary committee warns 22/07/2022
International Agreements Committee warns of dangers of ‘arbitary’ Diwali deadline. / The government's rushed negotiating strategy for getting a Brexit free trade agreement (FTA) with India risks a bad deal, a parliamentary committee has warned.
Goods and services exported to bloc affected by return of customs border, EU commissioner says.
Sectors from fishing to aviation, farming to science report being bogged down in red tape, struggling to recruit staff and racking up losses for the first time.
Immediately after the referendum, sterling depreciated. This brought forward the impact on household incomes of what would otherwise be a slow burn change for the UK economy.
‘Sparkling wine contains same pressure as tyre of large van’: Industry voices concern over health and safety.
Northern Ireland will be the UK regional economy least impacted by Brexit, partially due to the NI Protocol, new analysis has suggested.
The economic fallout from leaving the EU is becoming all too apparent.
The leader of Plaid Cymru Adam Price calls on Labour to make the positive case for the single market and customs union.
Figures on the cost of Brexit reported by ITV last week could have given a misleading impression of the cost of leaving the EU.
Rees-Mogg’s efforts to reap economic benefits from Brexit has come up woefully short.
Brexit Chickens Come Home to Roost 07/06/2022
While the picture’s hardly pretty and certainly not what advocates of Brexit envisioned, none of it surprises economists. As a former Bank of England official observed: “You run a trade war against yourself, bad things happen.”
Political distance from Brussels has been achieved. This is not up for question. However, economically speaking, there is vast room for improvement. The OBR calculates, in its current form, that Brexit is reducing our GDP by four per cent. This compares to around 1.5 per cent caused by Covid.
LSE finds one-third decline in trading relationships under Boris Johnson’s deal – which has hit small firms hardest. / Brexit red tape means the UK has “stopped selling” many products to smaller EU countries, according to alarming new evidence of the impact on trade.
The UK government has made exporting and importing difficult and costly. Everybody who was not a Brexit fantasist saw it coming.
"As far as trade is concerned, things are panning out in the manner once stupidly dismissed as “Project Fear”. And we will be poorer as a result."
It has been revealed that the government is considering a fourth delay to the introduction of post-Brexit import checks amid fear of their impact on the supply chain and the cost of living crisis.
It was “always inevitable” that Brexit would have an impact on UK trade with the rest of Europe, chancellor Rishi Sunak has admitted.
Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak should level with the public that Brexit has scarred our economy 28/03/2022
The Chancellor and Prime Minister need a plan to counter figures showing lower growth after the hit to EU trade.
THE UK has “missed out on much of the recovery in global trade” following the pandemic likely as a result of Brexit, the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has said.
The latest Food and Drink Federation (FDF) trade snapshot in the UK has made for sobering reading, revealing that export trade with our nearest neighbours across market segments was down by 13.1% against figures from three years ago, at £20.2 billion.