https://twitter.com/UKandEU/status/1638619337991790607I get you can argue over the quantum of #brexit impact -- Springford model says -5.5% GDP, Portes reckons that fees too high, says thinks -2.5%...Jessop said -1%, but transitory...but "nothing" surely doesn't pass the sniff-test (to quote Gudgen on Springford's Doppelgangers /2
https://twitter.com/UKandEU/status/1638619337991790607Gudgin concludes that Brexit has had no real impact on UK economy. And talk about Brexit masks real reason for productivity crunch. OBR, Bank of England, CER etc and BBC/FT that report these studies are distracting.
https://twitter.com/Jacobbe79601492/status/1612731895292338178Both sides are talking about a "step by step" approach and expecations of a "big bang" deal, as @tconnellyRTE reported yesterday are reasonably low, certainly before the Jan 19 deadline for fresh elections in Northern Ireland /2
https://twitter.com/path_dependent/status/1600052438840459265This is NOT about that weaselly argument that LUP dept has been using that money that was being disbursed from the final years of the last EU funding (21/22 and 22/23) round "counts" as "matching" EU money before it "ramps up" in 24/25 .../2
https://twitter.com/nickgutteridge/status/1579853863116361728Back then Frost accepted that a zone where NI was in EU single market for good the ECJ writ would apply…see his Explanatory Note to that attempted reset/2