UK-EU agreement vital for supporting East Mids communities, jobs and living standards

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Following another week of tough negotiations, the CBI is urging both the UK and EU to renew efforts to get a deal. That’s essential to protect people’s jobs and living standards amidst one of the worst recessions in living memory.

Richard Blackmore, CBI East Midlands Director, says agreeing a deal between the UK and EU will have tangible, positive benefits for firms employing tens of thousands of people across the East Midlands in sectors such as the automotive industry, manufacturing and distribution. It will also underpin economic recovery across the UK, protecting our younger generation and the future of our public services.

Getting a deal would mean zero tariffs and quotas – as well as

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