HS2 and third runway can ‘relaunch’ UK on global stage

Carolyn Fairbairn, director-general of the CBI
Large-scale infrastructure projects can help the UK show that it wants to "come back onto the global stage", the director-general of the CBI has claimed. Carolyn Fairbairn is calling for "a relaunch of the British brand" to shape the UK's post-Brexit position. She believes that investment in major projects including HS2 and the third runway at Heathrow are important both for their direct benefits but also for demonstrating the UK's expertise. Fairbairn told TheBusinessDesk.com: "The state of exasperation around Brexit is ... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...