The BBC seems to have moved into overdrive to undermine Brexit with a complete disregard for impartiality, balance and accuracy.
As DV notes the QT panel was almost to a man opposed to Brexit, on Thursday Peter Allen treated us to a programme with has-beens pro-EU types Alan Johnson, Shirley Williams and Ken Clark revealing their thoughts on Brexit…naturally all three thought it a terrible thing. Peter Allen just laughed along as they rubbished it. Allen has always made his view known that the Brexit vote was not a vote for something but purely a sort of protest vote, when Clark made the same claim naturally he was delighted. This is of course complete nonsense. The vote was for control of our borders, for taking back poilitical control, for deciding how to spend our own money, for opening up trade with the rest of the world. Allen’s intelligent insights will be sorely missed as he heads off for pastures new. And just an extra note…Clark told us Brexit would mean no more investments from abroad…on the day the Chinese and French signalled their happiness that May had agreed to Hinkley Point. Only two weeks ago the BBC had to admit that..
A record number of investments were made by foreign firms in the UK in the year to April 2016, according to government figures.
The Department for International Trade recorded 2,213 inward investment projects, up 11% on the previous year.
The data shows the UK is the most popular destination in the European Union for overseas firms.
Curious that, as the BBC had campaigned in the run up to the referendum on the basis that ‘uncertainty’ was destroying business confidence and everything was falling apart already before the vote.
The BBC has also had a programme in which Mark Carney was interviewed…curious what the BBC report and what they don’t…..
Here they report how hard a job he had coping with Brexit but also how successful he was in dealing with the ‘damaging effects’ of Brexit.
Odd the BBC misses out the positive sounds he makes about Brexit which the Telegraph notes…
Mark Carney finally confesses Brexit gives the UK “very large” trading opportunities
The Governor of the Bank of England has admitted that the UK has “very large” post-Brexit opportunities at the same time as confessing his high school nicknames and his favourite chocolate bar.
In a wide-ranging interview led by a group of Coventry school children, Mark Carney, one of the main instigators of the so-called ‘Project Fear’ campaign ahead of the UK’s European Union referendum, presented a more upbeat picture on the outlook for global trade than before the vote.
“Most countries want to trade with the UK and there are a number of countries including Canada, Australia, a number of the big emerging markets, who I’m quite confident will want to have deeper trading relationships with the UK, because of what the UK has to offer in business, in services, in manufacturing, in design, in culture, in financial services,” Mr Carney admitted.
“The opportunity is very large. One of the things that is exciting about technology and where the global economy is going is that trade is no longer limited to just big firms, or medium-sized firms.
“You can be a small firm, three to five people, based here, and you can sell around the world. And that is increasingly going to be the case. That is tremendously exciting and it really plays to the strengths of the UK, because this is a truly innovative country.”
Extraordinary but not unexpected from our highly politicised BBC which seems to only delight in talking down Britain and hoping for the worst, much like Labour’s McDonnell who cheered as the economy crashed, that they should miss out the ‘good news’ on Brexit.