Britain's trade agreement with Japan - the first major such deal announced after Brexit - has been branded a failure as new figures show exports have DROPPED.
Post-Brexit Japan deal branded 'a failure' 27/11/2022
The first major free trade agreement signed by Britain after Brexit has been branded a failure.
A billionaire former Conservative donor has urged Rishi Sunak to come clean on Brexit. / Speaking to the I, he said he would consider backing the party again if the PM renegotiated Britain’s trade deal with the European Union.
Liz Truss had described the deal with Japan as a "landmark moment for Britain" that would boost trade by billions of pounds.
Britain’s economy is forecast to shrink by 0.4% in 2023, more than any other in the Group of Seven richest nations, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Britain is the only G-7 member whose economy has yet to return to pre-pandemic levels.
UK economy made worse by 'own goals' like Brexit and Truss mini-budget, IFS economist says 18/11/2022
Paul Johnson, the director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), said "we're about to get a lot poorer" due to economic "own goals". / Brexit, slashing investment and Liz Truss's mini-budget are among the "own goals" that have led to the UK's dire financial straits, according to a top economist.
George Eustice pulls no punches as he lays into the former prime minister in parliament, lambasting Ms Truss's achievements as international trade secretary.
"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.
Back in those pre-war, pre-Covid and pre-permacrisis halcyon days of early 2020, the world was the UK food sector’s oyster in terms of post-Brexit trading opportunities.
A former Tory minister has admitted a Brexit deal he backed at the time is "not actually a very good deal" and people are fuming.
George Eustice lambasts Liz Truss for arbitrarily ‘setting the clock against us’ and calls on top civil servant to quit.
Former minister George Eustice admits Australia post-Brexit trade deal ‘not actually good for the UK’ 14/11/2022
Tory former Environment Secretary says UK ‘gave away far too much for far too little in return’.
A persistent majority of Britons think Brexit was a mistake, one of the UK's leading pollsters said Wednesday, forecasting near-certain defeat for the Conservatives at the next election.
Sunak talks about ‘fairy tale’ economics – let’s not forget he backed Brexit, the biggest ‘fairy tale’ of all 26/10/2022
The new Prime Minister was decisively on the side of those who claimed that the country would have a better future outside the EU.
Guy Hands says Conservatives are putting country ‘on a path to be sick man of Europe’.
Europe’s concern for Brexit Britain turns to amusement and something like pity after Liz Truss resignation 23/10/2022
The words for chaotic instability might change from country to country but the reaction is uniform across Europe to Britain’s politics.
Brexit Curse Afflicts Britain 23/10/2022
Since the EU Referendum proposed and led by former British Prime Minister, David Cameron, on the relationship with the EU, Britain has not experienced political stability. This headed to economic stagnation, inflation, high unemployment, frustration, and pessimism among British citizens about the future.
Brexit crippled the UK economy – Liz Truss just made it worse | Economics | New Statesman [5 mins] 22/10/2022
Economist Duncan Weldon and the New Statesman’s polling expert explore how Brexit and austerity have damaged the UK economy and set the stage for Liz Truss’s “mismanagement.”
Observers suggest PM’s failure could spell end of ‘wishful thinking’ of a sovereign Britain going its own way. / Six years on from the Brexit referendum, continental observers have become used to Westminster meltdowns – but many see in the latest cataclysm the inevitable finale of a project that was always divorced from reality.
The Brexit cult that blew up Britain 21/10/2022
For a small band of libertarians, Liz Truss’ resignation is the final act in an 11-year project to remake Britain.
Conservative Party ‘drained of all substance and competence’.
‘Brexit has devoured its own children’ says Welsh politics professor after Liz Truss resignation 20/10/2022
A Welsh politics professor has said that “Brexit has devoured its own children” after the Conservative party lost four Prime Ministers since the vote in 2016.
The economic costs of Brexit were masked by the Covid-19 pandemic and the crisis in Ukraine. Now the effects have become clear.
Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary on Tuesday described the economic situation in Britain as a "car crash" caused by the country's vote to leave the European Union in 2016.
Disastrous mini-budget has seen Britain become gag line on the international stage.