Get the facts: Brexit

16 March 2018

Our Brexit divorce bill will probably be paid off by 2064

The Office for Budget Responsibility estimates it will come to £37 billion in total.

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Our Brexit divorce bill will probably be paid off by 2064
9 March 2018

32,000 people work in the British steel industry

32,000 people worked in steel in 2016. More than half of these jobs are in Wales, and Yorkshire and Humber.

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32,000 people work in the British steel industry
2 March 2018

Over half of UK exports were via EU trade agreements in 2016

Just over half of UK exports were done via EU trade agreements in 2016. 43% of exports went to EU member states.

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Over half of UK exports were via EU trade agreements in 2016
26 February 2018

Trade across the Irish border

Trade across the Irish border was worth at least £5 billion in 2016.

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Trade across the Irish border
9 February 2018

More people are in work since the Brexit vote

Employment has increased since the Brexit vote, and the unemployment rate is 4.3%.

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More people are in work since the Brexit vote
9 February 2018

The pound has fallen in value since the Brexit vote

The UK had the third-slowest GDP growth in the EU in the last year, and the value of the pound has fallen by 12% against the Euro since May 2016.

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The pound has fallen in value since the Brexit vote
17 November 2017

Is the EU becoming less important to the world economy?

Although the EU’s GDP is growing, the rest of the world’s is growing faster.

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Is the EU becoming less important to the world economy?
27 October 2017

Has there been a recession since the EU referendum?

The UK economy has continued to grow since the UK voted to leave the EU.

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Has there been a recession since the EU referendum?
20 October 2017

What’s Labour policy on a ‘no deal’ for Brexit?

Labour has not said how much money it thinks the UK should pay to the EU when we leave. It has said that ‘no deal’ is not an option.

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What’s Labour policy on a ‘no deal’ for Brexit?
10 October 2017

Are British businesses struggling with recruitment?

52% of businesses surveyed by Lloyd’s Bank in June were struggling to recruit skilled labour.

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Are British businesses struggling with recruitment?

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