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The Mayor of London also decried the current arrangement with the EU as being “awful for London”.
System working ‘broadly as Leave advocates promised’, say think tanks’ report. / Post-Brexit immigration rules have led to a shortfall of around 330,000 workers in the UK and had helped fuel inflation, according to top economists.
Several senior figures within the Labour Party have ripped into the impact of Brexit this week - and Keir Starmer has also had his say.
Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, believes the government is in “denial” about the “immense damage” Brexit is doing to the UK, as a recent poll shows falling support for its withdrawal from the EU.
'Immense damage' done by Brexit is something I cannot ignore: Sadiq Khan attacks government 'denial' 12/01/2023
Sadiq Khan is expected to attack the Government’s “denial and avoidance” of the “immense damage” he says Brexit is wreaking upon the country.
Labour leader to urge PM to take on Eurosceptics in attempt to resolve Northern Ireland protocol issues.
Mayor to use set-piece Mansion House speech to call for reformed relationship with Europe. / L ondon should be able to set its own immigration rules to ensure there are enough skilled workers to run essential services, according to Sadiq Khan.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has laid into what he describes as the “selective amnesia” of government ministers who ignore the impacts of Brexit on the British business community.
The London Mayor will call for greater alignment with Europe, putting him at odds with Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer.
"Around half of the fiscal hole, and the political instability that comes with that, is down to Brexit," John Springford of the Centre for European Reform.
UK should rejoin single market as quitting EU ‘biggest piece of self-inflicted harm,’ says Sadiq Khan 29/06/2022
Britain should push to rejoin the single market because Brexit is the “biggest piece of self-inflicted harm ever done to a country,” says Sadiq Khan.
We must rejoin the single market, the London Mayor told LBC, branding leaving the EU as "the biggest piece of self-inflicted harm ever done to a country."
Government considering using Brexit "freedoms" to ditch EU car safety measures designed to protect cyclists 07/02/2022
Britain may use Brexit "freedoms" to ditch planned EU car safety regulations designed to better protect pedestrians and cyclists, the government has said.
The rising cost of building materials and worker shortages in the construction sector as a result of Brexit are to blame for a lack of progress on London’s affordable housing targets, Sadiq Khan has said.
'The final Brexit deal was effectively a no-deal Brexit for finance... this was a major mistake,' said Sadiq Khan.
The man known as “Stop Brexit Steve” could be silenced under the controversial new policing bill, Sadiq Khan warned today.
Sadiq Khan has called for the government to provide greater clarity for the City of London post-Brexit, with the mayor telling Rishi Sunak to “address the concerns of London’s financial and professional services sector”.
The capital’s service sectors will bear the brunt of a downturn, according to a study published by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan.
Sadiq Khan urges government to strike financial services equivalence deal with EU.
Businesses in the services sectors face ‘major barriers’ despite trade agreement, a study suggests.
Brexit will potentially cost London’s economy £9.5bn a year – with the capital’s service sectors bearing the brunt of the downturn, stark new research published by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, reveals today.
London, at the heart of the UK’s service sector economy, may lose up to £9.5bn in economic output a year from Brexit.
EU citizens set to face Brexit ‘discrimination’ from landlords and employers, Sadiq Khan warns 01/12/2020
Mayor makes ‘direct appeal to every European Londoner’ to register before Christmas.
We can’t make a deal with the EU in the middle of a pandemic – whatever Boris Johnson tries to tell you 27/06/2020
The dangerous threat of a no-deal Brexit will only rear its head again in six months time, just as we’re striving to save jobs and fix our economy. Even if we are able to reach a deal, it will fall short of what’s best for us.
Sadiq Khan breaks Labour ranks to call for Brexit transition extension after coronavirus disruption 01/06/2020
Mayor of London calls for delay beyond the end of the year so businesses and public services will not have to face ‘another cliff edge in six months’ time’