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UK business 'too lazy and fat', says Trade Secretary Liam Fox

September 10th, 2016

Episode 1189 of 1273 episodes

Trade Secretary Liam Fox has been recorded describing Britain as “fat and lazy”, criticising British business for a lack of interest in exporting overseas. Policy editor at The Times Oliver Wright and businessman Richard Reed, who served as vice chairman of Britain Stronger In Europe, discuss Mr Fox's comments. (Image: Liam Fox. Credit: Reuters)