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Briefing paper gives election low-down

A briefing paper designed to help businesses understand the policies of the three main parties ahead of tomorrow’s General Election has been published by Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce.

The paper, General Election 2019: What do the main parties’ policies mean for businesses?, summarises the three largest UK-wide parties’ policies across key areas for businesses.

These include Brexit, taxation, investment, skills and employment and immigration. The briefing paper can be viewed here.

Information on all national parties can be found on the GBCC’s General Election portal here alongside the GBCC’s business manifesto.

Paul Faulkner, chief executive of Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce, said: “With just hours to go until the General Election, it is important to understand key policies and pledges and what they mean for businesses.

“However, while the endless reel of news reports on the election means there is a lot of information out there, it can be hard to sift through and get to the heart of what each party stands for. That is why our policy team have created this short and snappy briefing summarising the main proposals across key areas from each of three largest UK wide parties.

“The GBCC are strictly a-political. We have set out our preferred roadmap for the next UK Government in our General Election Manifesto. Above all else, I would urge everyone reading this to brief up ahead of the General Election and use your vote tomorrow.”

Pictured: Paul Faulkner, chief executive of Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce

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