|Author (Corporate)||United Kingdom: HM Treasury|
Report and analysis of a speech by the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, on Brexit and financial services, given at HSBC in London on the 7 March 2018.
Mr Hammond's speech follow on from the series of speeches called Road to Brexit given by a number of UK senior ministers in February-March 2018 and which culminated in a speech given by UK Prime Minister Theresa May on the 2 March 2018 called The UK's future economic partnership with the European Union. The objective of the speeches was to outline aspects of the UK's aspirations post-Brexit and, in particular, to clarify the nature of the relationship sought between the EU and itself.
The Chancellor sought to show why the Financial Services sector should be allowed by the EU to be part of any future negotiated free trade agreement with the EU. He set out 'why it is in the interest of both the UK and the EU27 to ensure that EU businesses and citizens can continue to access the UK Financial Services hub…'.
|Subject Categories||Business and Industry|
|Countries / Regions||United Kingdom|