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‘No doubt’ Brexit damaged UK economy, says airports boss

Charlie Cornish says departure from EU has harmed UK aviation sector’s ability to recruit workers

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The boss of Britain’s biggest airport group has said there is “no doubt” that Brexit has damaged the UK economy, adding that it has “massively exacerbated” worker shortages.

Charlie Cornish, the chief executive of MAG, which owns Manchester, Stansted and East Midlands airports, said problems with recruitment were making the UK less competitive.

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