An influential Tory MEP says the government’s leaked Brexit forecasts show a ‘consensus’ is forming around the economic impact
|01/31/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Leaked Treasury report forecasts lost GDP growth of between 2% and 8% under various Brexit scenarios.
- Kay Swinburne MEP told BI the forecasts are not that different to other City and think tank forecasts, showing a “consensus” is emerging.
- Swinburne, vice chair of the influential EU economic committee, voted to remain but says she would now vote to leave.
LONDON — An influential Tory MEP who helped to draft the biggest change to European finance laws in the last decade says the government’s leaked Brexit impact report shows a “consensus” is emerging around the effects of leaving the EU.