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‘Fat and lazy’ Britain is ill-prepared to secure future outside EU – UK Trade Secretary

‘Fat and lazy’ Britain is ill-prepared to secure future outside EU, says Fox

International trade secretary Liam Fox says business leaders have no appetite for the deals and exports needed to survive after the vote for Brexit 

Liam Fox, the international trade secretary

Liam Fox,

 – The Guardian –  Saturday 10 September 2016

Fox, a former GP and staunch Eurosceptic, suggested business executives would rather be playing golf on a Friday afternoon than negotiating export deals.

He made the remarks, first reported by the Times, at a Conservative Way Forward event for business leaders in parliament.   Continue reading

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