Summary of Theresa May at Davos 2017
Her Speech in Full
Brexit will allow the United Kingdom to seize “control of its own destiny once again.”
At the World Economic Forum’s 2017 meeting in Davos, Switzerland, British prime minister Theresa May attempted to justify the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union – a position she campaigned against before the Brexit vote of June 2016 but on which she has since flip-flopped. May’s address outlines plans to reject laissez-faire economics and embrace reforms, yet it glosses over several issues, such as many voters’ anti-immigration motives for leaving the EU, the rise of nationalism and the potential drawbacks of secession. May’s speech lacked surprises, and British markets responded with confidence. While always politically neutral, getAbstract recommends May’s calm, measured oration to business leaders and investors with interests in European and British markets.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why British prime minister Theresa May thinks the current model of globalization is flawed and
- What changes she proposes for the United Kingdom.
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