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Brexit will hit Aberdeen harder than any other city in UK, report says

Economic decline is expected in all parts of the UK, regardless of hard or soft Brexit

ABERDEEN will be the most affected city in the UK by Brexit, with Edinburgh also in the top 10, a new report shows.

Research done by the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) at the London School of Economics and the Centre for Cities predicted an economic downturn of 3.7 per cent for Aberdeen and 2.7 per cent in Edinburgh in the event of a hard Brexit.

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Edinburgh City Deal a “missed opportunity” to fix housing says campaigner

Willie Black describes deal as “stacked”

THE new Edinburgh City Region Deal has been branded a “missed opportunity” by campaigners to address the city’s housing issues .

Anti-poverty campaigner Willie Black told CommonSpace that the deal, which is designed to boost economic growth in the city and the south-east of Scotland, is “stacked for business, stacked for commerce”.

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