‘Catastrophic’ no-deal Brexit would ‘crash the economy’, says energy minister

A no-deal Brexit would be “a recipe for a series of catastrophic consequences” and would “crash the economy”, according to energy minister Claire Perry

Claire Perry is MP for Devizes in Wiltshire. Photograph: Policy Exchange
Claire Perry

A no-deal Brexit would be “a recipe for a series of catastrophic consequences” and would “crash the economy”, according to energy minister Claire Perry.

Speaking to Sky News at the Conservative Party Conference, Perry said no deal would do “great damage to our most productive industries”, but added that, “we have to be prepared for it and we are prepared for it”.

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