WRIGHTBUS * UK: Mr. Wright call Leave EU vote
* N.I. - The maker of London's red buses has called for a Leave vote on EU membership
William Wright claimed the costs of being in the union had grown while the benefits had fallen... He founded the Wrightbus manufacturer in Ballymena in Co Antrim, which is making almost 1,000 of the distinctive double-decker Routemasters and has exported to international markets including Singapore and Hong Kong... Dr Wright said: "It is my opinion that the best future for the UK and Northern Ireland is by releasing ourselves from the EU... We must look to all the world and not tie ourselves into the EU, where I believe costs have grown and benefits have fallen. I urge everyone in Northern Ireland to be diligent, to give this debate serious consideration and ultimately to vote Leave" ... The veteran entrepreneur was unveiled as the co-chairman of the Leave campaign in Northern Ireland. According to business organisation the CBI, a clear majority of its membership believe that it would be in the best interests of their business and the wider UK economy to remain inside the EU...
(Photo: The firm makes the London Routemaster) -- Ballymena, North Ireland, UK - The Belfast Telegraph - 22 April 2016
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