The Tax Take: After all the Brexit bluster, still the same old sad song

The Tax Take: After all the Brexit bluster, still the same old sad song
Simon Coveney and Leo Varadkar at a press conference at Government Buildings in Dublin last Wednesday, following the announcement on the draft Brexit deal in London Pic: Getty

Last week’s Brexit agreement gives some small grounds for optimism, but the overall outlook is still overwhelmingly bleak

The withdrawal agreement for Britain’s exit from the EU may have the recommendation of the EU Commission, but it only has a grudging, resignation-plagued endorsement by the British cabinet. Irrespective of whether it is voted in, or left to wither on the diplomatic vine, or even if it prompts changes of leadership or changes of government, one thing is certain. It is the most coherent statement to date of just how much worse off we all are following the Brexit referendum.

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