The reasons for the UK to remain in the EU have not changed for decades, with most of its trade in goods and services being conducted with European countries. The vast majority of capitalist enterprises in the sceptre isle believe that leaving the European Union is foolish. Brexit shows that the old alliance between the Conservative Party and Britain’s industry is broken. The Tories, once the party of capital, have been drifting away from private enterprise but, even more importantly, national capitalism no longer exists in Britain.
Author:Francis Ghilès, Associate Senior Researcher, CIDOB