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30 September 2018

The Times: ‘Wake-up call’ for Tories as business loses faith in party

The Conservatives are losing the support of business over Brexit, according to a poll of 1,000 company bosses and entrepreneurs.

The YouGov survey, commissioned by the People’s Vote campaign, found that two in every three business leaders regarded the Conservatives as traditionally pro-business.

However, on Brexit only 26% said the party was pursuing business-friendly policies, while 57% disagreed.

Dominic Grieve, the former attorney-general, said: “This poll highlights the extent to which the Conservative Party is jeopardising its reputation with the business community as a result of the way Brexit has unfolded. This should be a wake-up call because our party is risking everything for which we have always stood.” [...]

Full article on The Times (subscription required)

Results of the survey


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