Sam Ashworth-Hayes |

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.