The UK has been delivered a “bitter Brexit blow” after it was revealed two prestigious European Union agencies that provided more than 1,000 high-quality jobs will leave the country.
London lost the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to Amsterdam, and hours later it was announced the European Banking Authority (EBA) will be relocated from the UK capital to Paris as a result of the UK quitting the EU.
Critics seized on the decision by the European Commission as the first evidence of the destructive impact of Brexit. Former Labour Cabinet minister Lord Adonis labelled the re-locations as “national self-mutilation”.
Critics also seized on the fact Brexit Secretary David Davis…