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What Brexit could do to breakfast

Due to Brexit, Tariffs would hike up cost of imports of breakfast staples under WTO if UK quits bloc


The UK’s legendary morning feast may be a perfect metaphor for how Brexit will make British life more expensive. Politicians, including Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, who have confused “Brexit” with “breakfast” are on to something more than a phonetic mistake. Ultimately, it’s what the UK’s departure from the European Union means for the island nation, served up hot on a plate, according to analysis from KPMG. British consumers could see the price of a fry-up — a classic English ...

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First Published: Mon, July 10 2017. 22:51 IST