Economic Development Horizon Scanner Q1 2018

The recently leaked government analysis of the economic impact of Brexit makes for difficult reading. The Government has suggested there are positive scenarios that have not yet been modelled – but currently available evidence hints at lower growth over the next 15 years as a result of leaving the EU. A relatively hardline response has emerged from elements within the Conservative Party in recent weeks which looks to cast serious aspersions on any and all negative forecasts.

Here, we discuss the standout policy items from Q4 and set out a range of indicators of the direction of economic change in the UK that will impact on all of our efforts to stimulate economic development. Click here to view the full report.