'Rishi Sunak told me Brexit would be amazing - now four independent businesses in our home town are closing' 13/08/2023
Jo Foster has asked her MP, Rishi Sunak, three times for help with her businesses struggling after Brexit. She told Politics Editor Ralph Blackburn he needs to face up to reality.
'Are We Still Paying The Price?': BBC Presenter Clashes With Minister Over Brexit's Economic Impact 11/08/2023
Treasury secretary John Glen tried to dodge the question when quizzed on the Today programme.
“Car crash!” exclaimed managing director Andrew Varga, whose Brexit progress I have been following since the referendum. News of the latest Brexit U-turn landed on him on Tuesday out of the blue. All his years of preparation for a new UK product safety mark, all his thousands of pounds wasted, all the uncountable hours and effort were rendered pointless, at a stroke.
The City has been plunged into something of an existential panic in recent months. Fears of international decline have crystallised in the form of a listings drought and a crack squad of City grandees are scrambling to try and steady the ship.
Shadow International Trade Secretary Nick Thomas-Symonds has written a letter to the government urging ministers raising his concerns over the 'mess' of a trade deal.
Grant Shapps has stressed the importance of post-Brexit controls on work visas after government sources confirmed that ministers are braced for a record increase in immigration figures this month.
Brexit Is COLLAPSING [12 mins] 17/05/2023
We were promised sunny uplands and a oven ready deal: instead we've been served extra helpings of cow excrement. As Nigel Farage admits Brexit is a disaster, car manufacturers threaten to walk and Keir Starmer calls for a renegotiation, it's time to accept reality.
Nigel Farage: ‘Brexit has failed’ 16/05/2023
Former UKIP leader blames Tory government for not taking advantage of leaving the EU.
The former UKIP leader made the surprise comment as he was presented with the mounting evidence that quitting the European Union has damaged the British economy.
Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage, who once vowed to leave the country if Brexit turned out to be a disaster, has stated: "Brexit has failed."
Lessons from seven lean years of Brexit 28/04/2023
Almost seven years on from the Brexit referendum, there remains uncertainty over the future UK-EU relationship. Reflecting on the lessons from the last seven years, Neil Kinnock argues there remains a clear case for the UK being an economic, political, social, scientific and cultural part of the Europe of the future.
The UK economy is yet to feel the worst impacts of Britain’s divorce from the European Union, senior business leaders said, in spite of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s recent efforts to smooth relations with the bloc.
CPTPP will not make up for Brexit 16/04/2023
The UK’S membership of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership offers little gain for the British economy.
Britain remains on track for a record fall in living standards over the two years to the end of March 2024, despite an upward revision to growth forecasts, the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) said on Wednesday.
The impact of Brexit on people’s earnings could be ‘substantial’, say experts. / Millions of workers in Britain will be about £1,300 worse off a year due to Brexit, leading experts have said.
Brexit is to blame for the Dover travel misery blighting Britons’ Easter holiday trips to the Continent, a senior Tory MP said on Monday.
The Brexit benefits keep piling up! Leading financial experts are now placing the blame for rising food prices on you-know-what...
Leaving the European Union had an impact on the UK economy equivalent to the coronavirus pandemic and likely reduced output by 4%, the chairman of the Office for Budget Responsibility told the BBC.
Brexit: UK economy 4% lower than if it remained in European Union, says Office for Budget Responsibility chairman 26/03/2023
The economy is 4 per cent lower than if the UK had remained in the European Union, the chairman of the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has said.
UK seeing ‘biggest squeeze on living standards’ on record, says head of fiscal watchdog.
Brexit reduces the UK’s overall output by 4% compared to if the country had remained in the EU, an expert has said.
Jeremy Hunt’s budget shows that leaving the EU is only paying off in a parallel universe.
Chris Heaton-Harris says "no", leaving the EU has not damaged the economy. / Northern Ireland Secretary Chris Heaton-Harris was left struggling to defend the economic case for Brexit, after being put on the spot by Sky News’ Sophy Ridge.
As self-inflicted disasters go, it ranks as one of the worst in modern economic history."
An Ipsos poll suggests that most people think Brexit is going worse than expected.