Transcript of the Week: Theresa May’s private Brexit warning speech to Goldman Sachs

leaked recording of a private speech to Goldman Sachs in May from Theresa May, just weeks before the EU referendum contains warnings that companies will move abroad in the event of Brexit. Find the full transcript below.
 

Transcript of Theresa May’s Private Speech Brexit Doubts

(TC: 00:00:00)
I think the economic arguments are clear, I think being part of a 500 million population trading bloc is significant for us. I think one of the issues is that a lot of people will invest here in the UK because it’s the UK in Europe. I think if we were not in Europe, I think there would be firms and companies would be looking to say, do they need actually to develop a mainland Europe presence rather than a UK presence. So I think there are definite benefits for us in economic terms and, as I have also mentioned, the benefits I feel in security terms as well.
(TC: 00:00:36)
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