Let’s be honest, we’re still squandering post-Brexit opportunities for Britain

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City AM

By Elena Siniscalco Is Brexit a proven failure? Remainers latching onto the associated costs of leaving the customs bloc certainly think so. Some recent polls even indicate a majority for rejoining the European Union. Meanwhile, evidence of the benefits of taking back control appears scant. The government delivered a faster vaccine programme, signed trade deals and talked the big talk about taking advantage of our newfound freedoms. Yet the regulatory divergence so far is minimal. EU legislation which applied to the UK was retained in domestic UK law on Brexit day, 31 January, 2020. Most of th…

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