CBI head promises to play major part in Brexit conversation
The new director general of the CBI is promising to play a leading role in the debate about whether Britain should stay in the European Union in 2016.
Carolyn Fairbairn said it will be up to British business to ensure the benefits of membership are fully understood by the public, with a referendum on a Brexit expected to take place as soon as next summer.
“The British public deserves to hear informed arguments from both sides. Under my leadership, the CBI will do all it can to ensure this happens,” she said in a new year message. “Though the 45 million people eligible to vote in this... read more
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