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Commenting on new figures released today (Monday) by the Treasury showing that Brexit would cost £4,300 a year per household for the next fifteen years, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:

Commenting on new figures released today (Monday) by the Treasury showing that Brexit would cost £4,300 a year per household for the next fifteen years, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:

“Today’s figures are a sobering reality check. For working people the message is clear: vote leave, get poorer.

“Brexit campaigners have yet to come up with any convincing answers for how a post-Brexit economy would function. They have nothing to offer but a future of lower pay and fewer jobs.

“They would rather divide and distract voters than come clean about the dangers of leaving the European Union.”

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