Brexit: will the regions press pause?

Brexit regions pause

As Brexit negotiations rumble on, Samuel Horti asks how bright the long-term prospects are for the regions.

Not so in Manchester, says Neil Sinclair, chief executive of regional investment firm Palace Capital.

“I was in a pub in Manchester on the day of the [EU] referendum, and I don’t think there was a person I talked to who wasn’t voting to leave,” he recalls.

It may be a small sample size, but the “positive” attitude towards Brexit in that northern pub typifies the mood outside London – and why wouldn’t the regions be more upbeat?

This content is only available to registered users

You must be logged in to continue

Gated access promo

Would you like to read more?

Register for free to finish this article.

Sign up now for the following benefits:

  • Four FREE articles of your choice per month
  • Breaking news, comment and analysis from industry experts as it happens
  • Choose from our portfolio of email newsletters

To access this article REGISTER NOW

Would you like print copies, app and digital replica access too? SUBSCRIBE for as little as £5 per week.

Registered users and subscribers SIGN IN here to continue