Today, is the start of the legislative process for the EU Referndum Bill. The debate has already had contributions from John Redwood, Peter Bone, Drew Hendry, Alan Mak and Kelvin Hopkins.
So far the main point of contention appears to be who will be able to vote in the Referendum, as opposed to the whether to support or oppose the Referendum.
Withe 2 days of futher dabate scheduled for next week – the is only the start of this process.
The issue for business is what are we voting on ?
How will it affect business ?
Can we trade on a level playing field ?
As we are only at the beginning of this campaign, many of the answers to the above questions are legitimately “Don’t Know”.
The main concern for Business uncertainity, the longer this campaign continues, the greater the uncertainty. Business must be aware if there are changes and make the necessary mitigations.