Jacob Rees-Mogg has urged the federal government to disregard the voice of enterprise leaders as they’ve “received all the pieces fallacious in the entire of their historical past”.
The main Tory Brexiteer stated “vested pursuits” have been colouring the views of main companies, which needed to guard themselves from tariffs on their items.
His feedback are the most recent in an ongoing row between Brexiteers and enterprise leaders, which hit fever pitch when Boris Johnson reportedly declared “f*** enterprise” after warnings over the results of a no-deal exit.
“They’ve received all the pieces fallacious in the entire of their historical past.
“I wouldn’t take any discover of them.”
Pressed on what main companies would possibly assume, the North East Somerset MP stated: “BMW doesn’t need 10% tariffs utilized to BMW automobiles coming into the UK.
“The UK is the largest marketplace for German-made automobiles – it’s 50% greater than the American market and the German corporations had a revenue warning when tariffs have been threatened on the Chinese language market, which is their third market.
“There’s big vested curiosity from the German automobile producers in conserving us within the European Union, which inevitably colors their view and their choice making.”