So you have all probably heard by now that Theresa May is now the new prime minister and that she has moved into 10 Downing Street.
The next question that we need to ask is how she proposes to continue developing our economy. In a recent article by the CMI, May stated that she wanted to address “employee participation on boards, gender pay and a more inclusive industrial strategy” (Scott, 2016). She followed this in her speech this afternoon, ensuring that she wanted to build a better economy and would base her decisions, not for the benefit of the government, but for the benefit of the people.
Do you think that she can continue the work that David Cameron has achieved?
In my opinion, I think she can. David Cameron has reduced unemployment rates, got the UK through the Scottish Referendum and introduced same sex marriage laws over the last six years. It is now time to address issues that he has not put first on his agenda – equal pay for women and an overall exclusive society for all. She has a vision that we all need, in order to lead us in the right direction.
I think that although leaving the EU is risky with unknown consequences, Theresa May has the ability to get us through these dark times and mend EU trade agreements and relationships.
If you agree or have an opinion on this, feel free to comment!
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