Friday 9 June
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9 June 2017
The UK’s voters have had their say but it’s still not clear what that means for the future of the country. With no overall winner Steve Bloomfield is joined by Monocle’s Andrew Tuck, journalist Terry Stiastny, Brexit adviser Renaud Thillaye and Politico’s Harry Cooper to discuss what happens next.
9 June 2017
No one really knows how the result of this election will impact Brexit negotiations. They were scheduled to start on 19 June but will the UK have a prime minister by then? We get insight from Renaud Thillaye, manager at Flint Global where he advises businesses on Brexit, and from Politico’s Harry Cooper.
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