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Aerospace demands plans for Brexit 

20 March 2018

A year after aerospace companies called for a post-Brexit transition deal as soon as possible to protect jobs in the sector there seems to be an uneasy lack of detail from the government.

Customs: something to declare

18 February 2018

Suddenly, it seems, the talk is all about the EU’s customs union, with “commentators” bewailing the possibility that in leaving the EU Britain will also leave the customs union.

Royal Mail snubs EU withdrawal

21 January 2018

The Royal Mail has announced that it will not be issuing special stamps to commemorate leaving the European Union, claimingit would damage its “strict political neutrality”.

Boom in factory output

11 January 2018

Manufacturing is growing more quickly than at any time in the past seven years, official figures suggest.

Brexit: how the Nobodies beat the Somebodies

11 December 2017

This slim but jewel-packed volume that sets out to explain how Britain voted to leave the EU – as seen by a relatively isolated campaigner in one of Britain’s most Remain-friendly cities, Brighton.

EU army defeat

11 December 2017

On 13 November the government dramatically drew back from EU military integration schemes. It now refuses to absorb Britain’s armed forces into a Euro army and in doing has shown it respects our decision.

Safer out than in?

23 November 2017

Veterans for Britain has produced an extremely useful free pamphlet showing that leaving the EU will have little if any impact on Britain's national security or counter-terrorism capabilities.

Brexit planning gathers pace

2 November 2017

The government is recruiting 8,000 officials to deliver on Brexit, deal or no deal, with new posts in Whitehall departments and border check points.

Manufacturing future for Northern Powerhouse

26 September 2017

The vote to leave the EU induced a frenzy of pessimistic forecasts about the future for production in Britain. Such negativity seems to be confounded by what’s happening on the ground, as shown by recent news from Yorkshire.