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Question for Treasury

UIN HL14981, tabled on 1 April 2019

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports suggesting that Brexit may have cost the UK approximately 2.4 per cent of GDP due to a fall in investment.

Answered on

15 April 2019

Despite the uncertainty around Brexit, the economy remains resilient. We are currently enjoying the longest unbroken quarterly growth streak of any G7 nation, employment is at a record high and regular wages are growing at their fastest pace in over a decade. The government's priority is to continue to press the case for an orderly Brexit that delivers on the result of the referendum and ends the uncertainty facing businesses and consumers.

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