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Brexiteers promised to “take back control.” But the decision has instead delivered recession, gloom, and despair.
ANAS Sarwar has admitted that Brexit has been a "disaster" for the UK economy - but said he won't back another referendum on rejoining the EU.
The BBC’s Analysis editor Ros Atkins looks at the controversy surrounding the government’s plan to scrap thousands of EU-era laws.
Conservative MS raises concerns over delays with post-Brexit replacement grant for EU funding 18/01/2023
A Welsh Conservative has told the Senedd that the new UK subsidy control regime is taking so long to navigate that it’s having a detrimental impact on a business in his constituency.
Britain’s government insisted Thursday (24 November) that Brexit would pay off, even as new figures showed record levels of immigration six years after the country voted to quit the EU.
Brexit: who is really “taking back control”? 11/11/2022
Under the government's Brexit plans, thousands of laws and regulations are to be scrapped or rewritten by ministers with no proper scrutiny.
Why Has Brexit Become Less Popular? 07/09/2022
The latest poll by Redfield & Wilton Strategies for UK in a Changing Europe suggests that, among those expressing a preference, 54% would now vote to join the EU while only 46% would back staying out. That is quite a turnaround from the position just six months ago. Then, 55% were saying they would vote to stay out and only 45% to rejoin.
As Prime Minister Boris Johnson prepares to depart Downing Street, tossed from office by his own party, his legacy — the opening lines of his eventual obituary — will call him the man who “got Brexit done.” / So how is that going? What can be said about the post-Brexit Britain that Johnson is leaving behind?
A conspiracy of silence over Brexit 22/06/2022
ix years after the EU referendum, the United Kingdom is being forced to confront an inconvenient truth: Brexit is a process, not an event. It is emphatically not done. Only now are the consequences of the “oven-ready deal” of which Boris Johnson boasted becoming clear.
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.”
‘Sovereignty’ and ‘taking back control’ seem a lot less attractive when you’re stuck at an airport or struggling with red tape.
Boris Johnson wrong to use Brexit to justify ‘morally delinquent’ Rwanda plan, says senior Tory 19/04/2022
‘We are better than this – or at least, we used to be’, says David Davis.
An island nation must trade with its nearest mainland, whatever our new Brexit opportunities minister claims.
The former prime minister’s hollow catchphrase captured a fundamental truth—just not the one she thought it did.
The Brexit trade deal hailed as a £148 million boost to the UK fishing fleet over the next five years will instead punish the industry to the tune of more than £300m, a new report says.
Joe Marshall says the government’s latest decision to delay full border checks on EU imports is only storing up problems – and creating news ones.
Anyone ordering goods from the EU in 2021 has likely come in for a nasty shock to the wallet.
Boris Johnson chronically confuses culture and economics of affair called Brexit.
Brexit’s collateral damage - Chris Patten 30/06/2021
Five years after the Brexit vote, the costs of that decision are becoming clearer.
On trade, finance, migration, food standards and more, the UK suffers fresh ignominy on a daily basis.
He said Brexit was supposed to take back control and boost the UK's international position, but we are seeing "pretty much the opposite".
It's been five years since the UK voted to leave the EU. The vote appalled those who saw it as economic self-sabotage. But those in favor of leaving were not swayed by economic arguments — and likely still aren't today.
Thierry Breton, who is also single market commissioner, believes downsides of leaving bloc are exposed by pandemic
‘Stitched up and sold out’: UK’s fishing crews outraged at Brexit betrayal five years after referendum 23/06/2021
On the fifth anniversary of the vote to leave the EU, many in the fishing industry feel betrayed by a trade deal that effectively sacrificed one of the key promises of the Leave campaign.