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The Lost Opportunities List

Since 1 January 2021 the European Union has not stood still. It continues to offer new opportunities and benefits to its citizens and businesses that we in the UK are no longer entitled to.

So far the UK has missed out on 27 opportunities to make our lives better

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The Davis Downside Dossier

In October 2016, David Davis, the then Brexit secretary, told the House of Commons that “there will be no downside to Brexit at all, and considerable upsides”.

So far, we have identified
147 downsides
but only
11 upsides!

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Brexit what's next

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Labour wants to move on from Brexit, but English voters just won’t let them

Keir Starmer may have hoped to put the referendum behind him, but its effects on voting patterns seem to be intensifying

Brexit is done. Long live Brexit. The long election weekend started badly for Keir Starmer and Labour, and got worse from there, as the aftershocks of the 2016 referendum decision continued to reverberate through the English electorate.

At 7am on Friday, a massive Conservative victory was announced in the Hartlepool by-election, Peter Mandelson’s former seat and Labour’s for decades hitherto. Even before the Hartlepool result was declared, the evidence from early council results was looking bad for Labour. Under Starmer, the party has sought to move on from Brexit. This, it seems, is not yet something English voters are willing to do. In seat after seat in Leave-voting parts of England, the Conservatives surged and Labour slumped. Leave voters, it seems, remain keen to reward the prime minister who “got Brexit done”.

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09/05/2021 - www.theguardian.com

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Labour Insist Angela Rayner Hasn't Been Sacked And Will Get A “Significant Promotion” In Reshuffle

Senior Labour figures have insisted that Angela Rayner has not been “sacked” from her role as party chair, but is being promoted to a “significant” front bench post.

09/05/2021 - www.politicshome.com

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Brexit: is it sustainable?

The nation remains divided over Brexit. Re-joining the EU is out of the question unless there is a significant majority in favour. But Brexit cannot be said to be ‘done’ until accepted by a significant majority. And how likely is that?

Yorkshire Bylines Local News: Brexit: is it sustainable?


09/05/2021 - yorkshirebylines.co.uk

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The Digby Jones Index

Lord Digby Jones told Andrew Neil before the referendum that there would not be a single job lost because of Brexit.

So far, we have identified
239 companies
that have reduced staff numbers because of Brexit!

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Cost of Brexit So Far

Total cost to the UK since the Brexit referendum

According to the Bank of England voting to leave the European Union has cost Britain more than £440 million a week in lost growth since the referendum.

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About EMStaffs.UK

EMStaffs.UK is a source of high quality information, data and analysis for anyone interested in the implications of Brexit on Staffordshire and the UK. We only include articles that are accurate, factual, properly sourced, and well-written.

This is a campaigning site that aims to support those who believe that Brexit will be a disaster for Staffordhire, the UK and its citizens. This is not the place to discuss our articles, we provide Facebook and Twitter links for that, but we hope this site will inspire you to dig deeper into topics of interest. We believe that Brexit can, and must, be reversed using whatever democratic means are available.

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