In this Federal Trust video our Director Brendan Donnelly and Council Member David Gow discuss the economic effects of Brexit. They conclude that these effects, which are already damaging the British economy, are likely to worsen with time. Popular pressure will soon begin to mount for the UK to rejoin the structures of the European Union.
Brexit Is COLLAPSING [12 mins] 17/05/2023
We were promised sunny uplands and a oven ready deal: instead we've been served extra helpings of cow excrement. As Nigel Farage admits Brexit is a disaster, car manufacturers threaten to walk and Keir Starmer calls for a renegotiation, it's time to accept reality.
The evidence increasingly shows that our decision to leave the European Union has lifted the price of imported goods, flattened business investment and damaged trade.
It comes after Rishi Sunak reiterated his commitment to Brexit, amid reports the government could be seeking a closer "Swiss-style" deal with the EU.
This week, Rishi Sunak talked of building 'an economy that embraces the opportunities of Brexit'. Here's 5 mins on Brexit's impact on the economy so far. [5 mins] 28/10/2022
This week, Rishi Sunak talked of building 'an economy that embraces the opportunities of Brexit'. Here's 5 mins on Brexit's impact on the economy so far.
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.”
In this film, senior FT writers and British businesspeople examine how Brexit hit the UK economy, the political conspiracy of silence, and why there has not yet been a convincing case for a 'Brexit dividend'.
Brexit has hit UK's position as a gateway to Europe for imports, say freight firms [3 mins] 06/08/2021
Brexit has damaged the UK's position as a gateway to Europe for imported goods and increased red tape.
'Owner of Cheshire Cheese Co was planning to invest £1 million... he’ll be investing in France instead' [2 mins] 24/01/2021
Before Brexit, the owner of Cheshire Cheese Co was planning to invest £1 million and dozens of jobs in a Northern town. Because of Boris’ Brexit deal, he’ll be investing in France instead. So much for a ‘Brexit boom’.
Trade will be ‘day-to day struggle’ after Brexit is completed, MPs told in grim industry forecast 30/09/2020
Inquiry hears of massive extra costs, a mountain of red tape, shrinking investment and chemicals ‘disappearing’ from UK market.
Guy Hands, Terra Firma Capital Partners chairman and chief investment officer, discusses the impact of Brexit on U.K. exports, investment strategy, and the influence of environmental, social and governance issues on the firm's mergers and acquisitions.
Boris Johnson and his team have only 3 months before Brexit, "very little time" to make significant preparations for a no-deal scenario says Sumona Guha, Albright Stonebridge Group Vice President.
A comprehensive and impartial assessment of the implications of Brexit for economic activity in the UK and the rest of the world.
Leaders of the 50 countries that comprise the EU and the Arab League, together with the European Institutions, are set to meet in Egypt’s Sharm el Sheikh on 24-25th February in an unprecedented summit encounter.