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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 24 opportunities to make our lives better

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We are collecting Staffordshire Brexit stories - how is Brexit affecting you, your family, your business, your community?
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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
133 downsides
but only
11 upsides!

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Brexit what's next

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Primary schools in England record steep fall in demand

Covid disruption and Brexit could be behind fall in applications for reception class places, say councils

Birmingham and London have recorded steep falls in demand for primary school places next year, with local authorities reporting that disruption caused by the Covid pandemic, as well as the falling birthrate and migration after Brexit, may be behind the decline.

London’s boroughs had a 7% fall in applications for reception class places in September, while Birmingham had 9% fewer applications compared with 2020. Major local authorities in the south-east of England reported declines of 2% or more, including Essex, Kent, and Brighton and Hove.

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16/04/2021 - www.theguardian.com

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Black, White, Black

Write to us at editor@westenglandbylines.co.uk Martin Griffiths looks at the impact of history on language transference and music. A 1986 BBC TV series and subsequent book, “The Story of English” (McCrum, Cran and MacNeil) says that: “‘Black English’ [or African-American Vernacular English] is the product of one of the most infamous episodes in the history of […]

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16/04/2021 - westenglandbylines.co.uk

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Provoke the ‘woke’ to fire up the culture wars

John Cole draws attention to the impact the new police and crime bill will impact civil liberties; the Sewell report, which concluded that the UK was not insititutionally racist, will have grave consequences and the pushback from the 'woke' may ignite the culture wars which Johnson can use to make harsher rules.

Yorkshire Bylines Local News: Provoke the ‘woke’ to fire up the culture wars


16/04/2021 - 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
232 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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