Brexit has added more than £200 to UK household food bills, study finds

Leaving EU has cost Britons at least £5.8bn in higher food bills

Adam Forrest
Thursday 01 December 2022 12:51 GMT
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Brexit has cost UK households more than £5.8bn in higher food bills, according to new research linking Britain’s exit from the EU to soaring inflation.

Leaving the bloc has added an average of £210 to Britons’ food costs over the two years to the end of 2021, according to a study by the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP).

The experts based at the London School of Economics said their analysis confirmed that Brexit alone had increased UK food prices by 6 per cent.

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