• Thursday, December 08, 2022

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Brexit leak: Britain is ‘worse off under every possible scenario’

There are only a few weeks to go before the mid-October Brexit deadline set by London and Brussels to strike a withdrawal agreement. (DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)

By: Lauren Codling

The UK government was under pressure Tuesday (30) to publish its latest Brexit analysis after a leaked internal report said Britain would be worse off whatever deal it strikes with the EU. The economic impact assessment, drawn up for the Brexit ministry and seen by the BuzzFeed News website, showed growth would be lower under a range of potential scenarios. The leak comes as Prime Minister Theresa May prepares to fly out on a three-day trade mission to China and as parliament’s upper House of Lords begins scrutinising the EU (Withdrawal) Bill, a key plank of Brexit legislation. The January…

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