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Any Brexit deal will hit UK economy says government paper

The UK economy will be hit by Brexit, no matter what deal is struck with Brussels, a leaked government document obtained by BuzzFeed reports. The document, 'EU Exit Analysis - Cross Whitehall Briefing' was drawn up for the Department for Exiting the EU. It suggests UK economic growth would be eight percent lower than current forecasts if the country left the bloc with no deal and reverted to WTO rules.

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