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  • Trading blocs, exchange rates, international trade, economic growth

Part 1 of this video and associated questions is here.
Part 2:

Click to watch from minutes 13:45 – 28:24 of the video and then answer the questions:

The labour market:

  • Brexit ended the supply of cheap European labour to the UK. Briefly outline the arguments for and against such a policy

Northern Ireland conundrum:

  • Explain the Northern Ireland Protocol

  • Explain why the Northern Ireland economy has outperformed the rest of the UK in recent years

The conspiracy of silence:

  • Briefly outline why neither the Conservative party nor the Labour party wish to engage in a debate about Brexit

Winners and losers:

  • Identify the companies that have benefited from Brexit

  • Why will young people be particularly disadvantaged by Brexit?

  • To what extent will new trade deals with countries such as Australia and New Zealand compensate for Brexit?

  • What is a customs union?

  • Make a note of Chris Giles’ three conclusions re. Brexit

Gavin Clarke, Emmanuel College

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