Brexit

Fact checks looking at the impact and reported impact of brexit on the UK economy

2 December 2016

False claims, forecasts, and the EU Referendum

Campaigners on both sides made false claims, or predicted things that turned out to be wrong.

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False claims, forecasts, and the EU Referendum
25 November 2016

Brexit means... borrowing?

The Office for Budget Responsibility expect the government to have a £21 billion deficit in 2020/21. In March they had predicted an £11 billion surplus.

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Brexit means... borrowing?
25 November 2016

Brexit and household incomes

In the main, the Office for Budget Responsibility has lowered its expectations

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Brexit and household incomes
18 November 2016

The IMF on Brexit

Did the International Monetary Fund get its Brexit predictions wrong?

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The IMF on Brexit
16 November 2016

Free trade outside the EU customs union

Can the UK be partly in and partly out of the EU customs union?

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Free trade outside the EU customs union
14 October 2016

Scottish jobs after Brexit

A ‘Hard Brexit’ would see 80,000 fewer jobs in Scotland than EU membership, according to one set of figures.

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Scottish jobs after Brexit
13 October 2016

"Leaked" analysis: would a Hard Brexit cost £66 billion?

Recent "leaks" are old news.

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"Leaked" analysis: would a Hard Brexit cost £66 billion?
13 October 2016

Brexit and price rises

Brexit has been blamed for a series of price rises, from holidays abroad to military equipment. All are down to a post-referendum fall in the value of the pound.

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Brexit and price rises
12 August 2016

Brexit and the great British pub

It's been suggested that the UK's pubs have been doing a roaring trade on the back of the vote to leave the EU. The figures don't support that theory.

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Brexit and the great British pub
7 June 2016

Leaving the EU: why do the economic forecasts differ?

The EU referendum debate has seen a range of claims about the future. Why do the different forecasts make different predictions?

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Leaving the EU: why do the economic forecasts differ?

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