Does the UK have an industrial policy? Such a question is likely to become more acute as the UK seeks to forge new priorities to compete in the post-Brexit world. An answer can be teased out of the recent £8bn hostile takeover bid for GKN, UK’s third largest engineering conglomerate specialising in automotive and aerospace components, by Melrose, a UK-based private equity-like investment company.
This sounds more like class conflict. For the traditional liberal elite, the political upheaval happening all around them is likely to be “incredibly anxiety-provoking.” Read here
The EU is not really going anywhere. Even the Germans have realised this. Their hubris has destroyed the project. For them the EU was simply a question of everyone doing what they told them to […]