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The Lost Opportunities List

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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 51 opportunities to make our lives better

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The David Downside Dossier

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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 275 downsides
but only 17 upsides!

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The Digby Jones Index

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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
263 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.

Latest News

Brexit what's next

Supply chain crisis could last months admits PM but fuel situation ‘improving’

Labour accuses PM of ‘reducing the country to chaos’ with cars continuing to queue and fights breaking out

Britain’s supply chain strain could last until after Christmas, Boris Johnson has admitted as he urged motorists to stop panic-buying fuel by insisting supplies were “improving” – despite thousands of forecourts remaining dry.

The prime minister intervened after being accused by Labour of “reducing the country to chaos” with car queues continuing to build up and fights breaking out at petrol stations, while teachers and hospital workers were left unable to get to work.

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Senior Labour MPs Celebrate The Return Of "Mainstream" After Left Voices Sidelined

Senior Labour MPs were celebrating the return of “mainstream” voices to the party after the left lost influence on key Labour party groups.

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The Guardian view on fuel shortages: this crisis needs management | Editorial

Ministers were warned that Brexit would cause problems for hauliers. The chaos in forecourts is a mess of their making

Queues at the petrol pumps are never a good look for a government. They are especially bad in a pandemic, when so many people already have reason to feel anxious. Coming on top of gas price rises that have led to around 2m households losing their energy supplier, and following empty shelves in supermarkets, it is perhaps not surprising that some motorists have been grabbing all they can – even filling up plastic water bottles with petrol. There is a palpable sense that Britain is careering from one crisis to another.

In a belated attempt to calm a nervous nation on Tuesday, Grant Shapps, the transport secretary, said there were “tentative signs of stabilisation”. This assertion was backed up by petrol retailers. The hope is that the situation will gradually return to normal after the tailbacks and garage closures of recent days. But the public response to the shortages shows that confidence is shaky.

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About EMStaffs.UK

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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.

This is a campaigning site that aims to support those who believe that Brexit is 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.

Below you can find a few of the most recent articles added to EMStaffs.UK To find other articles use the Menu on the top right and select Articles. Here you will find a list of all articles and can search for articles on topics that are of interest.

The menu (top right) also has:

  • Latest Brexit News: the very latest Brexit-related news from around the media.
  • Brexit Impacts: a selection of databases detailing the disastrous consequences or Brexit.
  • Selected Media: links to carefully selected newspaper articles, videos, and podcasts.
  • Useful Links: links to fact checking sites and information sources.
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