this page will be updated with factual events as they occur in an effort to keep track of what actually happens. Will the UK be better or worse off?

February 2, 2020 – Norton Motorcycles goes into administration.

Owner Stuart Garner:

“It has become increasingly difficult to manufacture in the UK, with a growing tax burden and ongoing uncertainties over Brexit affecting many things like, tariffs, exports and availability of funding”.

In Decemeber 2018 Brexit sectretary Stephen Barclat visited Norton and said that Brexit would expand opportunities for companies like Norton “across the world”.