Hunt: No Deal Could Be Almost As Bad As 2008 Recession

Jeremy Hunt has told ITV he believes a WTO exit could be almost damaging for the UK as the 2008 financial crisis was, which saw unemployment rise by 50% more in less than three years. Worse than even George Osborne was predicting before the referendum…

He replied to Peston citing Bank of England studies saying that they argue “it could be very serious.” In 2016 these same kinds of studies predicted a vote to leave would cause a recession. Instead wages, employment, and the economy all grew. He just can’t help himself…


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Emmanuel Macron comes over all euro-sceptic…

“We ended the day on what we can call a failure. It’s a very bad image we are giving of the Council and Europe, no one can be satisfied with what happened over so many hours. Our credibility is profoundly tainted with these meetings that are too long and lead to nothing, we give an image of Europe that isn’t serious. We cannot hold talks with world leaders, in an ever more violent world, and be a club that meets at 28 without ever deciding anything.”

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