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Did the OBR identify a Brexit dividend?

Steve Baker saying "The OBR included a Brexit dividend in its report."
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On the Today programme this morning, Steve Baker, who is a minister at the Department for Exiting the European Union, said: "The Office for Budget Responsibility included a Brexit dividend in its report, which I feel sure researchers can dig out for you."

The OBR did indeed include money in 2019-20 that would previously have been contributed to the EU Budget and would instead go on domestic spending.

It is a figure of £13bn in 2019-20, but thinking of it as a a "Brexit dividend" is a bit difficult when the OBR is also predicting that in that year, the government will have to borrow an extra £14.7bn just as a result of the vote to leave the EU.

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