Theresa May's speech today could spell out a 'race to the bottom' for the UK economy which could threaten hard-won progress on tax and regulation and put our public services at risk.
17 January 2017
NEF economist Laurie MacFarlane was featured on Sky News today, discussing Theresa May’s Brexit speech alongside Allie Renison, head of Europe and trade policy at the Institute of Directors.
The PM’s use of hard won rights and tax-funded public services as bargaining chips is a reckless move, whilst the heightened economic insecurity will hit the poorest the hardest.
Brexit entails a once in a generation reshaping of our laws, relationships and economy. The government should be embracing a constructive and sensible approach which works for everyone and protects essential public services.
Watch Laurie here.
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