After ‘Brexit,’ Finding a New London for the Financial World to Call Home – The New York Times

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a view of the city, london, uk (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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London Bridge City Pier on the River Thames, London, UK (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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English: The City of London skyline as viewed toward the north-west from the top floor viewing platform of London City Hall on the southern side of the Thames. In the foreground: Dixie Queen and Millennium Time at Tower Millennium Pier. This is a 5 segment panoramic image taken by myself with a Canon 5D and 24-105mm f/4L IS lens. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

In this alarming article, the NYT looks at which European city will replace London as the global financial center following the Brexit referendum.

Source: After ‘Brexit,’ Finding a New London for the Financial World to Call Home – The New York Times

Financial services is the UK’s largest most important and most profitable industry. Without financial services, the UK would probably be relegated to  third world status.

Losing the UK’s financial services industry is unthinkable but because of Brexit the hub could move to Europe. Meanwhile, it’s not clear if the UK will still be an integral part of Europe from a trading perspective.

The next Conservative Prime Minister must urgently give some assurances about the UK’s future. The Little- Englanders must be put back in the bottle.

Thoughts?

Dr Alf’s Two Cents: The Tories will never triumph with five chairmen at the helm – Peter Obone – Telegraph

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This story by Peter Obone, the veteran writer at the Telegraph is an INTERESTING READ. Check it out!

The Tories will never triumph with five chairmen at the helm – Telegraph.

Personally, I continue to be disappointed with Peter Obone’s writing, and once again think that it is time for him to step aside, retire, and give way to younger blood. If you read this article carefully, it’s a disjointed hotchpotch of fact, gossip and opinion, with Boris Johnson thrown in as the prize.

For me, Peter Obone misses the obvious open question:

Surely Boris Johnson would be wise to keep his powder dry and wait for a moment of national necessity to announce his challenge to David Cameron?

Any thoughts?

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