Bank of England gives chilling warning of UK slump in no-deal Brexit

Inside Politics: Assessment forecasts Ireland would suffer collateral economic damage ‘very quickly’

 Bank of England governor Mark Carney: UK economy would slump by 8 per cent in worst possible case. Photograph: EPA/WILL OLIVER

Bank of England governor Mark Carney: UK economy would slump by 8 per cent in worst possible case. Photograph: EPA/WILL OLIVER

It’s a non-Brexit political digest today.

I’m joking. That’s like saying it’s going to be a traffic-free M50 at rush hour on a wet Thursday morning in late November. For the moment, it is the unavoidable - if not the most exciting - part of our days.

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