RHA vindicated as Gove rebuked for using unverifiable data to deny plunge in post-Brexit exports


 

The Cabinet Office has been reprimanded by the UK Statistics Authority for using unpublished and unverifiable data to refute RHA’s claims last month that export volumes plummeted by 68% in January, after the UK’s exit from the European Single Market. The reprimand follows an investigation into the Cabinet Office data used to publicly refute the findings of an RHA survey of its members which showed the volume of exports going via British ports to the EU plummeted by 68% in […]