Director’s Remarks, February 2020 NIER

Our Director’s Remarks at the Press Conference to launch the February 2020 National Institute Economic Review

Pub. Date
05 February, 2020
Pub. Type

"The UK's exit from the European Union on Friday 31st January means that a near-sixty year process of pivoting our external relations on trade, migration and capital through the European continent has come to an end. The question now facing the UK is whether the break with Europe and provide the fillip to address domestic failings in economic policy or whether it will be yet another step on the path to continued relative decline."