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What Brexit will really cost the NHS

Returning expats alone could cost the health service £1bn

By Mark Dayan  

Photo: Peter Byrne/PA Wire/PA Images

Forget the election: whoever wins, 2017 will go down in history as the year Brexit began. Negotiations will start in earnest within the next few weeks, considering the difficult issues of the UK’s divorce settlements and rights for European citizens here and British citizens in the EU. By winter, discussions will begin on our future trading arrangements with our largest market.

These negotiations will touch on every area of government in Britain. The Financial Times reports that we will have to negotiate no less…

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