If you believe some of the headlines, the global economic shocks are already hitting ‘Brexit Britain’ much harder than other countries. Even the Bank of England governor, Andrew Bailey, has warned that inflation is set to be higher for longer in the UK, and growth weaker. The IMF, OECD and currency traders all apparently agree, … Continue reading Is ‘Brexit Britain’ really the ‘sick man of Europe’?
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It has taken six years since the vote to the leave the EU, but I have finally lost the last of my patience with how (most of) the press is covering the economic impact of Brexit. Here are three of many examples from the last few days alone. First, on Thursday the ONS published new … Continue reading How the Remainer media get Brexit wrong – and why this matters