Brexit? Do you REALLY know what it means?

The Office for Budget Responsibility has downgraded UK growth expectations for the next five years.  (,

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development says the UK went from the top of the G7 growth league to the bottom in the year following the Brexit vote.

The Centre for Economic Policy Research calculates that the Brexit vote has already cost the UK economy £300m a week.

Food prices are growing at their fastest rate in 4 years.

Inflation reaches 3.1% for the first time in nearly six years. (While real wages have fallen)

The Centre for Economic Performance says that the Brexit vote has cost the average household £404 a year.

The Nursing and Midwifery Council says applications from EU nurses to work in the UK have fallen by 89% since the referendum.

The Government has said it is not bound to honour the pledge to spend £350m extra a week on the NHS made by the Vote Leave campaign.

The Brexit Secretary David Davis said in February 2017, that “in the hospitality sector, hotels and restaurants, in the social care sector, working in agriculture, it will take time. It will be years and years before we get British citizens to do those jobs.” Industry bodies have since reported labour shortages across those sectors of the UK economy.

Theresa May has agreed to an EU exit bill, which she admits could cost between £35 billion and £39 billion.

The Government has set aside £3bn over the next two years to prepare for Brexit.9 The National Audit Office says almost 2,500 new civil service jobs have already been created due to Brexit.

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