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?”
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.
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.
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.
British Chambers of Commerce urges government to ‘cut red tape on UK-EU goods movements’.
"I have three priorities for our economy: growth, growth and growth." / Yet several reports say one significant factor to have impacted negatively on Britain's growth and economy — also creating a barrier to future performance — is Brexit itself.
Brexit has damaged Britain’s competitiveness, and will make us poorer in the decade ahead 22/06/2022
Brexit has not had the expected effect of narrowly reducing exports to the EU, but has instead more broadly reduced how open and competitive Britain’s economy is, which will reduce productivity and wages in the decade ahead, according to new joint Resolution Foundation and LSE research.
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?
Kent farming giant reports 8% fall in harvest due to lack of seasonal pickers – saying it’s easier to import fruit.
Most people think Brexit has gone badly, a UK survey finds, and Johnson has left behind a mess of problems for a new PM.