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?
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