Ross Clark Ross Clark

The simple solution to the V&A’s Brexit fears

Now it is London museums bleating about Brexit. A memo from the V&A released under Freedom of Information laws, warns darkly: ‘we will struggle to keep the museum open to the public in the immediate short term’. A no deal Brexit, it is claimed, could affect visitor numbers from the EU, diminish donations and also affect the ability of the museum to stage travelling exhibitions.

As with so many Brexit scare stories, it has the whiff of hysteria.

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