Brexit will go ahead even if the Government’s own analysis shows it will make Britain poorer, Theresa May has suggested.
Interviewed before leaving China, at the close of her three-day trip, the Prime Minister vowed she would not be deflected even by stark forecasts of an economic price to be paid.
“It’s important, of course, that the Government looks at the analysis that is available,” she told ITV News.
“But, of course, it’s also important that the government does what the British people want us to do — the British people want us to leave the European Union and that is what we will be doing.”
The pledge comes days after the Government was rocked by a leak of a Whitehall assessment suggesting an economic hit from all three mooted withdrawal options.
Mrs May also rebuffed attempts to get her to set out her plans for the “end state” relationship with the EU, after a …