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Prime example of misreading stats: Report of 2019 a record-breaking year for UK exports an illusion.5 min read
Is the UK economy booming or are the statistics being twisted out of shape by the shuffling of gold bullion? A strange and unprecedented £13bn export in gold is skewing the UK’s economic statistics. And the government fell for it.
This is Boris Johnson’s first major cabinet reshuffle since the Conservatives’ General Election victory.
Steve Analyst’s brilliant myth-busting thread on the last time the government tried a “Red Tape Challenge”, and why any regulatory change is likely to come at an additional cost.
When you look at what the PM is up against, the Brexit trade negotiations might almost seem like light relief.
Liz Truss, who herself changed her mind on Brexit to become a Brexiter (perhaps for careerist reasons), claimed “no one” has changed their minds on Brexit. She uses the claim as an argument against a People’s Vote. Shall we look at the evidence, then?
We are about to go from having rules that overreached to having few rules. The US, China and the EU will be able to act with impunity.