With the UK’s exit from the European Union just 42 days away, Rachel will be hosting a Brexit summit with Redditch businesses to discuss what Brexit will mean for them.
As part of her continuing commitment to supporting local businesses and Redditch’s economy, Rachel is bringing together more than 40 businesses from across the town at Redditch Golf Club.
These businesses employ thousands of people in Redditch and will be affected by the UK’s exit from the European Union on March 29th – which 62% of residents who went to the polls in the 2016 referendum voted for.
At the event, Rachel will be on hand to discuss what Brexit will mean for their business and her commitment to securing a deal with the EU to ensure Redditch businesses have certainty about the future and time to prepare for the UK’s future relationship with the EU.
Rachel said: “I’m committed to delivering the Brexit a majority of my constituents voted for, but I want to ensure we do say in the way which protects my constituents’ jobs.
“The businesses attending my seminar on Friday employ thousands of my constituents and contribute to our town’s economy. A majority of them will be affected by Brexit and I want to ensure they know what Brexit will mean for their business.
“From my hundreds of visits to businesses across the constituency, I know the vast majority of them are upbeat and optimistic about the future, but of course many of them just want certainty and want to know what trading relationship will be in place when the UK leaves the EU on March 29th.
“There are still places available at Friday’s seminar and I’m looking forward to seeing everyone there!”
The event will take place on Friday, February 15th from 12:30pm at Redditch Golf Club, Lower Grinsty Lane. To attend businesses must register by visiting www.eventbrite.co.uk and searching for ‘Rachel Maclean MP’ to find the event.