Kathy Gyngell: Ban the Brexit negativity

There are many reasons to be cheerful and positive about Brexit, not that you would know from the latest bout of gloomy forebodings, negativity and histrionics heard from both sides of the House in the latest shameful attempt to subvert the democratic will of the people and undermine the negotiations.

In a comment piece I wrote for the i newspaper yesterday, I argued that Brexit alone can save Britain from its spiral of low productivity, mass migration and low wages and take the country to the sunny uplands of prosperity, could the doom-mongers just risk peeping out from their comfort zones for once to see it. It’s time to ban negativity and for the negotiators to put some steel in their spines.

For more, read here.

Kathy Gyngell

  • Colkitto03

    Bad economic news : Its because of Brexit!
    Good economic news : Ah but Brexit has not happened yet!

  • Pozieres

    In round figures, twenty years ago the EU accounted for 40% of world trade. Today, with more member states, it accounts for barely 20%. In twenty years time it is forecast to be about 10%. The EU has a stated aim that all member states must be in the Eurozone by 2025. Imagine how hard Brexit would be if we were in the Euro! Surely these two issues alone are sufficient to confirm that we must unshackle ourselves from this economic corpse – now.

  • Ed McA

    Yes, Kathy, it really is depressing and lead by my beloved BBC!

    • Tethys

      Led

      • Ed McA

        Oops!

  • Good article, Kathy! It’s hard watching as your leadership does its deer in the headlight impression. You guys are a lot better than this.

  • Tethys

    Let’s have all the information then have a proper vote.