Chancellor slams own advisers, denies Brexit ‘will make us poorer’

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Jeremy Hunt has blasted his own economic watchdog’s forecasts and declared that he does not accept Brexit “will make us poorer”.

In a fragile interview, the chancellor was confronted with his watchdog’s analysis leaving the EU will draw 100 billion pounds from production and 40 billion pounds from the revenues by the end of the decade.

But Mr Hunt asked about it Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) analysis of a GDP fall of 4 percent, replied: “I don’t accept the 4 percent.”

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