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According to the LSE, households spent £210 more on food bills after Brexit

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According to the BBC.

Brexit has added £210 to the average household food bill in the two years to the end of 2021, new research suggests.

Due to extra red tape and checks, the cost of food imported from Europe went up according to researchers at the London School of Economics.

According to the report, food prices increased by 6% overall due to the changes for items going across the border.

The report noted that poorer households spend a larger percentage of their income on food as a result of price increases.

In spite of this, the report noted that there has been a reduction in competition for British food producers since Brexit.

In an attempt to get a comment from the Department for International Trade, the BBC has contacted them.

In order to assess the impact of the UK’s exit on shoppers, researchers at its Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) examined data tracking the flow of trade and prices between the UK and the European Union (EU).


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