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Economic Situation

Department for Exiting the European Union written question – answered on 28th October 2019.

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Photo of Jane Dodds Jane Dodds Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Wales), Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Food and Rural Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what recent impact assessment his Department has conducted on the potential effect of the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the Atomic Energy Community, published on 19 October 2019 on the economy.

Photo of James Duddridge James Duddridge Chair, High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill Select Committee (Commons) , The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

Leaving with a deal is the best outcome for both the UK and the EU, providing certainty for businesses and the UK economy.

On Monday 21st October 2019, the Government published an Impact Assessment to accompany the EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill. It provides an assessment of the direct costs and benefits to businesses of the elements of the Bill.

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