And even staying in the EU would only lessen the effects of this shortfall, not solve it
As we enter the dog days of article 50 negotiations, with the political heat rising to boiling point, MPs should stop a moment and consider what kind of Brexit catastrophe awaits the country.
Brexit supporters argue that MPs’ information could be a little out of date. And it’s not just them. Listen to the governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, who says a no-deal Brexit is not the catastrophe many believed it would be when forecasts were made last year.