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The time has come for business to truly sound the Brexit alarm

Exit from the single market will force small businesses to close: we must not sleepwalk into this absurdity

By AC Grayling  

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Before the European Union referendum of 2016 British businesses were polled on their Remain versus Leave preference. The result was 82 per cent in favour of remaining in the EU. That view has not changed; but it will have been noticed that British business has on the whole been quiet about repeating that view or overtly supporting the Remain cause. This might be about to change as the campaign for Remain enters a new phase with the People’s Vote initiative, while parliamentarians are beginning to…

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