Philip Hammond is poised to use his Spring Statement to once again dangle the prospect of a Brexit “deal dividend” in front of MPs. At best the Chancellor would be offering no more than a temporary fillip, argues Dr Gemma Tetlow.
Trade unions and the Labour Party are right to say that the Government’s guarantees on workers’ rights offer only limited protection. But there are limits to what any UK government can do unilaterally, argues Raphael Hogarth
The Government has promised to share its assessment of readiness for a no deal Brexit with MPs. This is an important opportunity to investigate what such an outcome would really mean, says Tim Durrant.