Sunday February 23, 2020

Brexit Special: Project Fear and its scary prospects

There is now a very real possibility of Brexit – and its attendant horrors

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

@ianguider
19th June, 2016
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The campaign that has riven the Tory shires and the Labour heartlands, and seen the tragic death of Jo Cox

It’s called Project Fear. It was hatched with one goal in mind: to scare enough British voters to endorse the country’s membership of the European Union in Thursday’s referendum by making threats about the impact of Brexit on their pockets. For months, the economic warnings have been dire. That every household in the country would be worse off by more than £4,000 a year. That income and inheritance taxes would go up. That spending on...

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