Kemi Badenoch is wasting everyone’s time and money with this ludicrous survey on post-Brexit trade deals 21/08/2023
The government’s gaslighting goes on in a desperate search for good news. / I must admit that I had no idea that the British government was wasting its money this way, but apparently it is now into its sixth survey of public attitudes to Free Trade Agreements (FTAs).
Farm incomes could fall by more than a half because of post Brexit trade deals, according to a new report. / The Scottish Government have published figures revealing the impact of Free Trade Agreements the UK Government have signed with countries like Australia and New Zealand in the agricultural sector.
Brexit: three in five export businesses see no positive effect of free-trade deals, government research finds 16/08/2023
The ability to sign free trade deals independently was touted as one of the main positives with Brexit, however agreements with Australia and New Zealand have been predicted to have limited economic impact.
Survey of exporters shows increased pessimism about benefits of post-Brexit trade deals. / British firms are increasingly pessimistic about the benefits of post-Brexit free trade deals, according to the government’s own research.
BRITISH companies are losing faith in the UK’s post-Brexit trade deals and many believe leaving the EU is hammering exports, Government research has revealed.
Farm incomes could fall by up to 60% with job losses also predicted, a report looking at the impact of the UK’s post-Brexit trade deals on Scotland’s agricultural sector has warned.
The UK’s approach to trade since it left the European Union lacks substantial objectives beyond signing as many free trade agreements (FTAs) as possible, and has now hit a dead end, according to new research from The Economy 2030 Inquiry.
The 10 biggest lies of Brexit 21/06/2023
Seven years since the referendum, how have the “promises” made by the most prominent Brexiteers panned out? Here’s a rundown of the 10 most spectacular untruths.
THE UK Government has been accused of treating Scotland’s farmers as “expendable” as the trade deal with Australia comes into effect.
As the UK-Australia trade deal comes into force, those close to the negotiations reflect on their dramatic — and farcical — climax.
How Boris blundered into £10bn Australia trade deal concession scrawled on paper in the loo 02/06/2023
‘Your boss has conceded the whole kingdom’, Australian negotiator said to have told Liz Truss.
The first post-Brexit trade deals came into effect at midnight yesterday sparking fresh criticism of the impact they will have on UK businesses and standards. / Trade experts and representatives of the farming industry warned about the impact that the damaging deals with Australia and New Zealand would have on British businesses while delivering very few benefits.
Scotland’s Rural Affairs Secretary has called on the UK Government to engage more on future trade deals as the pact with Australia and New Zealand comes into force.
As part of efforts to maintain the Good Friday Agreement and make sure there is no border in the sea or on the island of Ireland, the Windsor Framework was devised. One aspect of this will see “Not for EU” labelling required on British food products sold throughout the UK.
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.
A CERTAIN dreary and dismal familiarity has developed around the Tories’ desperate efforts to secure trade deals with countries outwith the European Union, having decided to turn their back on the UK’s biggest export market.
Post-Brexit India deal could cut thousands of jobs in Leave-voting areas, and hike food prices 18/05/2023
British rice milling industry faces wipe-out from part of a trade deal being discussed with India. First proposed by Boris Johnson, it is also predicted to raise consumer food prices and break UK limits on pesticides.
It comes after a former environment secretary criticised the treatment of farmers in the UK-Australia trade pact.
Former Cabinet minister George Eustice says too much has been given away in the name of free trade.
The UK egg industry has reacted with disbelief that import tariffs on eggs and egg products are to be phased out following the government announcement that the UK is set to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
Hungary will sign a trade and development deal between the European Union and African, Caribbean and Pacific states after it was promised amendments it sought, the Central European country's foreign minister Peter Szijjarto said on Wednesday.
Trade and investment relations with Africa are increasingly important to the European Union’s strategic goals
Britain is looking to strike trade agreements following its departure from the European Union, but Mr Biden’s administration has put talks on ice.
The deluded fantasies of the Brexit elite are finally being exposed by the way the real world actually works.
Confrontation between London and Ottawa at talks led to other countries ‘basically throwing their hands in the air.’