Emily Thornberry MP talks to Phil McCauley from Labour Business TV about the future of Trade after Brexit.
Stephen Kinsella OBE, EU Legal Consultant talks about the EU, the future of the UK after Brexit, as well as his campaign “Clean Up the Internet”.
As a follow up to our previous all-member survey on the economic impact of Coronavirus, in early April, we’ve just completed another all-member survey on how the pandemic has influenced views on a Brexit extension.
The survey was conducted between 16 and 19 May. The results have been shared with the Leadership.
In brief , our members believe the Government should apply for the longest possible extension (2 years) to the transition period to allow time to achieve the best possible deal for the country and allow time for businesses to adapt for the new trading relationship with their biggest market outside the UK.
Labour Business Chair Hamish Sandison makes the health case for extending the Brexit transition, arguing that while there’s a strong economic argument for a Brexit delay, there is an even stronger health argument – not to stop Brexit but to concentrate on tackling the virus first.
By Karen LandlesOur economic trends since Brexit have been better than expected. Consumers are spending, seemingly fed up of austerity. So why then is the market holding back, showing such uncertainty? Since Brexit we have seen a falling pound, a