UK regions most exposed to no-deal Brexit also most deprived, warns study

Manufacturing health check shows exporters in Wales, north-east, Yorkshire and Humberside as vulnerable

A health check of Britain’s manufacturers has shown thatsome of the most economically and socially deprived areas in UK are highly exposed to the impact of a no-deal Brexit.

Exporters are already suffering losses, especially in Wales, north-east England, Yorkshire and Humberside, which have a significant exposure to trade with the EU, according to a report by manufacturing trade body Make UK and business advisory firm BDO.

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