June 27, 2018 / 11:28 AM / 3 months ago

My government will always back business, says British PM May

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday her government had always backed business and would continue to do so, working to get a Brexit deal that will offer as frictionless trade as possible.

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, June 20, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A lack of clarity over May’s plans to leave the European Union has prompted several large companies with major operations in Britain to warn the government that a disorderly Brexit would hurt their businesses and could put thousands of jobs at risk.

Reporting by Elizabeth Piper; editing by Stephen Addison

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