Brexit worry “overrated” says Brompton Bicycles CEO
Founder and CEO of Brompton Bicycles, Will Butler-Adams OBE, has criticised the country’s pervasive pessimism towards Brexit, describing concerns as being “overrated”.
Butler-Adams made the comment during the All-Party Parliamentary Manufacturing Group’s Exporting after Brexit debate in the House of Commons last Thursday (9 March).
The lively debate saw members of the British and European Parliaments come together with an audience of 120 British manufacturers and international trade experts to discuss the future of the UK’s trading relationship with Europe and the rest of the world.
Opening the debate, chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Manufacturing Group and member of the BEIS select committee, Chris White MP noted: “Brexit is of course of incredible interest to British manufacturers.