New chapter in politics parallels new chapter in UK automotive manufacturing

29th July 2019 | 0 Comments
 
New chapter in politics parallels new chapter in UK automotive manufacturing
Boris Johnson is optimistic about the UK's future, but what about UK automotive manufacturing and its suppliers? Photo: Foreign and Commonwealth Office [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)]

As we all now know, Boris Johnson became the United Kingdom’s new Prime Minister on 24 July. The first thing he did was replace almost the entire cabinet, with a reshuffle of unprecedented proportions. Next, he gave his maiden speech on the steps of 10 Downing Street, with an address that sought to build a platform for economic and political optimism against the recent backdrop of Brexit stagnation. Not only will we leave the EU by 31 October, we are going to do it in style, he effectively said. In doing so, Boris – as he is affectionately known – revealed as much about the changing nature of the automotive manufacturing industry and its suppliers as he did about British politics.

The rest of this article is for subscribers only:
Log inSubscribe

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Category: Editorial/Comment, Premium, UK News

Buy subscriptions, premium industry reports, and business directory entries in our shop. | Dismiss

[ + ]