The senior Conservative figure claims there is little evidence that British trade had been hit by our exit from the EU, and blames the Covid-19 crisis for supply chain disruption.
Perhaps Rees-Mogg should take a trip down to Dover. It may become clear why the value of UK exports of goods to the EU fell £20bn last year. It may become understandable why seven in 10 UK exporting firms say Brexit has been bad for business.
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