Despite the UK Government's previous statements and current position, the Secretary of State for the Department of Work and Pensions, Mel Stride today confirmed that 'friction' with the EU due to Brexit has had impact on UK economy.
What the uncertainty over access to EU funding means for social science and humanities research in the UK 24/01/2023
When the British electorate voted in 2016 to leave the EU, it was already clear that the implications for UK social sciences and humanities researchers were likely to be greater than for other disciplines.
The OBR forecast that Brexit would cost the UK economy 4% of GDP now looks ridiculously optimistic as the damage mounts.
THERE is “no desire in Scotland to have membership of the EU”, Scotland Secretary Alister Jack has claimed despite significant evidence to the contrary. / "So does it come as a surprise to the secretary of state that a poll last year showed 69% of Scottish voters want to rejoin the EU?”
Editorial: The UK’s six-year Brexit hangover 05/01/2023
There's little talk of reversing the decision, but evidence of Brexit-induced harm is piling up.
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 regret: Why the ‘undeniable disaster’ finally hit home with the British public in 2022 01/01/2023
Public opinion shifted against Brexit after a deluge of damning evidence on economic costs.
THERE have been no advantages to leaving the European Union, the Constitution Secretary has said on the second anniversary of the end of the Brexit transition period.
In reality, Brexit has hobbled the UK economy, which remains the only member of the G7 — the group of advanced economies that also includes Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States — with an economy smaller than it was before the pandemic.
Two years after Britain’s departure from the European Union, bosses of UK businesses are reeling from the cost of Brexit, including some who voted to cut ties with Brussels.
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.
Extra checks and requirements on goods crossing the border has increased food prices by 6% overall, says the Centre for Economic Performance.
Brexit piled on an average of £210 extra to household food bills in two years, a fresh research paper has found.
A new study has explored how Brexit is contributing to rising food costs in the UK.
Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs) are the main policy impediment to international trade, yet little is known about their pass-through to prices. This paper exploits the Brexit trade policy shock to quantify how NTBs affect consumer prices and welfare. The increase in NTBs raised prices by 6%, implying a pass-through of 50-80%.
Research has revealed that during the two years leading up to the end of 2021, Brexit cost UK consumers a total of £5.8 billion in food bills.
EU departure putting £5.8 billion on total UK supermarket spend, Centre for Economic Performance finds.
The Tory MP said Brits will avoid a 2 per cent increase on fish fingers and savings on some cheeses thanks to our "Brexit freedoms". / Brexit has added almost £6 billion to UK food bills over the past two years, new research has found.
By the end of 2021, Brexit had already cost UK households a total of £5.8 billion in higher food bills – new LSE research 01/12/2022
Leaving the European Union (EU) added an average of £210 to household food bills over the two years to the end of 2021, costing UK consumers a total of £5.8 billion, new research from the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) at the London School of Economics finds.
Brexit added almost £6bn to UK food bills in the two years to the end of 2021, London School of Economics (LSE) researchers have discovered.
Brexit border checks on goods have forced up prices as food firms have to hire thousands more staff to wade through the new red tape, researchers found.
Brexit added £210 to the average household food bill in the two years to the end of 2021, new research suggests.
Wages are worth less as direct result of departure from EU, says Monetary Policy Committe member. / Brexit has added 6 per cent to UK food prices, a Bank of England official has said as inflation hit a 41-year high.
Edi Rama urges ministers to ‘stop discriminating’ after Suella Braverman’s ‘Albanian criminals’ comments in Commons.