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Sam Ashworth-Hayes is a journalist at InFacts. He studied economics at the University of York, and is reading for an MPhil in economics at Balliol College Oxford. He previously worked for Full Fact.

Analysis

Brexiters’ trade dreams going up in smoke

by Sam Ashworth-Hayes | 10.10.2017

63% of our trade is with EU or countries it has deals with. Not only are we jeopardising this. In rest of world, we may go to back of queue.

Comment

Johnson’s lies put May on spot

by Sam Ashworth-Hayes | 17.09.2017

If PM lets foreign secretary stay in post, she’ll undermine our independent statistics watchdog and allow post-truth politics to run wild.

Analysis

Brexit is costing public sector workers

by Sam Ashworth-Hayes | 15.09.2017

Brexit-induced inflation has pushed up interest on government debt by £9bn - enough to give every public sector worker a 5% bonus.

Comment

Bordering on delusional

by Sam Ashworth-Hayes | 28.07.2017

May must choose between a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic, and a hard border between Northern Ireland and the rest of Britain.

Analysis

Brexit slowdown

by Sam Ashworth-Hayes | 26.07.2017

The economy is chuntering along rather unmerrily.

Comment

Dr Fox’s marvellous medicine

by Sam Ashworth-Hayes | 26.07.2017

Regardless of the merits or otherwise of chlorinated chicken, a US-UK trade deal raises bigger questions of “taking back control” in order to hand it to Washington

Comment

Fox loses his scents

by Sam Ashworth-Hayes | 21.07.2017

Trade minister says UK-EU deal should be the “easiest in human history”, but neglects problem of regulation.