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.
Major's Foresight on Brexit [10 mins] 03/03/2023
What the former Prime Minister warned BEFORE the referendum.
Speaking to Sky News, a former British ambassador to Japan noted the impact of Brexit, saying many companies are maintaining a presence in the UK, but moving the bulk of their operations to Europe. / Asked about the former ambassador's assertion, Labour's shadow environment secretary Jim McMahon told Kay Burley: "To some degree, it's a natural consequence of leaving the single market."
“You bring Brexiters on, you never challenge them. You let them talk utter rubbish about Brexit. Year after year after year.”
The former Conservative Deputy Prime Minister had some brutally frank comments on why the economy has struggled in recent years.
Liberal Democrat conference: Tear down 'Tory' trade barriers with Europe to boost economy, says Ed Davey [7 mins] 19/03/2023
Sir Ed Davey said the UK must repair its "broken relationship with Europe" to boost the economy as the Lib Dem leader set out his party's main arguments for winning seats at an election during the spring conference.
An Ipsos poll suggests that most people think Brexit is going worse than expected.
The UK is on course to be the world's worst-performing major economy this year, according to updated predictions from the International Monetary Fund - which puts at least part of the blame on higher taxes and interest rates.
Speech on the Retained EU Law bill by Alyn Smith : "If you will do this damn silly thing, don't do it in this damn silly way." [3 mins] 18/01/2023
"If you will do this damn silly thing, don't do it in this damn silly way. This bill will come back to haunt this gov't, in the same way so many other mistakes, harrumphed to the rafters in this House, have."
Inflation and the cost-of-living crisis – both of which are also linked to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine – have been made worse by the cost of Brexit, according to the Ex-Secretary of the Department for Exiting the EU.
UK economy could be comparable to “Slovakia” in 10 years - says economist Duncan Weldon. / Will Dunn is joined by Duncan Weldon ... The two discuss the “uniquely” bad situation of the British economy, what role Brexit played in getting us here...
Ian Blackford has urged Rishi Sunak to "admit that Brexit is a significant long-term cause of the UK economic crisis." / The Scottish National Party's Westminster leader asked when the prime minister will "finally see reality."
With a wave of strikes this summer and inflation at 10%, the UK seems to be in a febrile mood. Mapping the World examines the state of the British economy after several overlapping crises: the pandemic, the war in Ukraine and Brexit. How is the decision to leave the European Union affecting the island nation?
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.
‘It’s a horror show’: Business consultant slams Brexit for slowing down exports to the EU [3 mins] 18/11/2022
Since Brexit, this business consultant is having to fill “93 to 102-page documents” to get products to companies in Europe, with the shipping taking up to six months.
'The economy would be in better shape had Brexit not happened': Ex-Bank of England economist Michael Saunders [1 min] 17/11/2022
Former Monetary Policy Committee at Bank of England Michael Saunders said Brexit is to blame for "persistent" and "lasting" damage to the UK economy.
Jeremy Hunt recognised the cost Brexit has imposed on the United Kingdom during an interview with BBC's Laura Kuenssberg. "I don't deny there are costs to a decision like Brexit, but there are also opportunities," the chancellor said.
NICOLA Sturgeon was completely unimpressed as a Tory MSP suggested Brexit has nothing to do with the Scottish Parliament during FMQs.
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak says he wants to build an economy that embraces the opportunities of Brexit. / Our Analysis Editor Ros Atkins looks at Brexit’s impact on the UK economy.
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.”
NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks with Financial Times political editor George Parker about the continuing effects Brexit has had on U.K. politics and the economy.
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'.
BVTV: Brexit fantasy ends 08/07/2022
The idea of Brexit as a force for reordering British society expired with Boris Johnson’s resignation speech, Peter Thal Larsen says.
Brexit isn't working - nor is Boris Johnson's Britain | Ivan Rogers interview | The New Statesman [37 mins] 24/06/2022
The former UK Ambassador to the EU, Ivan Rogers, explains why even Brexiteers are dismayed over Brexit.