Rees-Mogg said last week he had no intention of monitoring the economic effects of Brexit. “I’m not going to make those sorts of assessments because lots were made before the referendum and they are all bilge,” he said.
Jacob Rees-Mogg, minister for Brexit opportunities, says he has no intention of monitoring the economic effects of Brexit. Photograph: Kirsty O’Connor/PA
Ministers cannot hide reality much longer. What Rees-Mogg was referring to were predictions. Now we have facts, evidence of Brexit affecting people’s lives. Those flying off on holiday can see queues at airports, longer than before Brexit, and ask: why?
Moggy admitting that his predictions on Brexit were bilge