The University of Warwick today, Monday 22nd January 2018, hosted a CBI event with specially invited audience of policy makers, researchers, employers and other representatives from business, where CBI Director-General Carolyn Fairbairn outlined her view on what the UK needs from the current Brexit negotiations.
Carolyn Fairbairn was welcomed and introduced by Warwick’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Stuart Croft. She delivered her speech entitled “A good Brexit for Britain”. She was then joined on stage by the CBI’sChief Economist Rain Newton-Smith for a Q&A following the speech, which can be read in full here.
The CBI issued a press release/blogentitled Evidence not ideology: Why a customs union is best for Britain on the content of the speech http://www.cbi.org.uk/news/evidence-not-ideology-why-a-customs-union-is-best-for-britain/ which has received considerable media coverage. Some of examples of that coverage follow below:
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