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The leaked Government report shows that, in the scenarios of staying in the Customs Union, negotiating a free-trade deal or dropping out with no deal, our growth over the next 15 years would be up to 8% lower. The best case, staying in the Customs Union, would still leave us 2% worse off than staying in the EU.


Iain Duncan-Smith, MP for Cloud Cuckoo Land, said that we should take these ‘with a pinch of salt’ because all the other forecasts have been wrong. Number 10 said that it didn’t agree with the figures because it didn’t look at their preferred option, a bespoke deal, This is despite the EU saying last week that we couldn’t have a bespoke deal.

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