Parliament has rejected no deal and expressed a desire to extend Article 50 in a landmark series of votes. This marks a significant moment which CBI Deputy Director-General Josh Hardie says “shows there is still some common sense in Westminster” but much more must be done.
Though this significant series of votes marks steps in the right direction, CBI Deputy Director-General Josh Hardie says that more must be done to ensure this is not simply a stay of execution as business fears.
“MPs have an urgent duty to put in place a process that can determine what deal Parliament does want. Both main parties must make meaningful moves to find consensus. Now is the time for those who champion leadership through compromise to show courage.”— Josh Hardie, Deputy Director-General, CBI