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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 42 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
214 downsides
but only
14 upsides!

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Brexit what's next

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Success for Stonehenge Campaigners

Ed: The “Save Stonehenge World Heritage Site Ltd” issued the following press release on 30 July 2021. West England Bylines have supported the campaign with articles like this in June. SAVE STONEHENGE WORLD HERITAGE SITE LTD[1] High Court Judgement AGAINST A303 Stonehenge scheme! Save Stonehenge World Heritage Site is delighted the High Court has today […]

The post Success for Stonehenge Campaigners appeared first on West England Bylines.

31/07/2021 - westenglandbylines.co.uk


Consumer “Right to Repair” – Part 3 – Learning from other Countries

Ed: In Part 2, Colin looked at how we have been enveloped in a throwaway disposable consumer market, with a few examples of the impact of the new legislation and its imposed limitations on the consumer. In this final part of the series, Colin examines how one EU country has adopted the Eco-Design Directive and […]

The post Consumer “Right to Repair” – Part 3 – Learning from other Countries appeared first on West England Bylines.

31/07/2021 - westenglandbylines.co.uk


It’s not Covid that’s damaging British trade. It’s Brexit

Report after report is reaching the same conclusion: exporters, including many in the red wall, will be suffering for a long time

Brexit is beginning to take its toll. Trade with the EU is suffering and foreign investment is heading south. Neither trend is temporary and both harm the government’s stated aim of “levelling up” regions that until now have depended on overseas trade to create well-paid jobs.

It’s not clear if the red wall has noticed. Or anyone among the 17.4 million people who voted for Brexit. So far, all the in-depth polling shows there is little movement on the vexed question of EU membership.

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31/07/2021 - www.theguardian.com


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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
257 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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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.

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