British Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks at a news conference in Brussels on Thursday. Photo: Bloomberg

Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal will leave Britons 6 per cent poorer if it passes, economists say

  • Compared to agreement reached by Theresa May – and rejected three times – Johnson’s deal means greater trade barriers with EU
  • British finance minister Sajid Javid argues, however, that deal will end uncertainty that has held back investment
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks at a news conference in Brussels on Thursday. Photo: Bloomberg
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British PM Boris Johnson is confident he will secure sufficient support by lawmakers. Photo: Bloomberg

Boris Johnson urges British lawmakers to ratify agreement, as EU and UK reach Brexit deal

  • European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker called the deal ‘fair and balanced’, and urged leaders of EU member states to approve the deal
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British PM Boris Johnson is confident he will secure sufficient support by lawmakers. Photo: Bloomberg
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