Reality Check: Will there be a £32bn Brexit dividend?

Reality Check: Will there be a £32bn Brexit dividend?
 

The claim: The Office for Budget Responsibility forecasts include an extra £10bn each year from 2019-20 for public spending as a result of leaving the EU - this could be spent on the NHS.
Reality Check verdict: If the UK manages to stop completely its contributions to the EU budget in 2019-20 then there may be some extra money to spend on other things - but in that same year the OBR is predicting that the government will have to borrow an extra £14.7bn as a result of the Brexit vote.
A campaign group called Change Britain, led by Leave supporters, has claimed that: "Buried deep in the... read more

 
25 November 2016 in Business, Views: 44
Source: BBC
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