Conservative zero tariffs plan will ‘tear heart out of UK manufacturing’

Joe Mellor - 12 February 2019

Business Secretary Greg Clark refused to rule out imposing zero tariffs which would ‘rip the heart’ out of UK manufacturing.

Today in Parliament Louise Haigh MP asked the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy if he agreed zero tariffs “leave us open to a flood of cheap imports driving down wages and costing jobs?”

Greg Clarke replied: “No decision has yet been taken on that [zero tariffs]... See more