‘Tens of thousands’ of jobs at risk, Jaguar Land Rover boss tells PM

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‘Tens of thousands’ of jobs at risk, Jaguar Land Rover boss tells PM

Ralf Speth tells Theresa May he cannot be sure any of firm’s plants in Britain will continue to operate after Brexit

Britain’s biggest car manufacturer, Jaguar Land Rover, has launched a blistering attack on Theresa May’s Brexit plans, saying “tens of thousands” of jobs in the car industry could be lost if the UK crashed out of the EU without a deal.

Ralf Speth, the company’s chief executive, told the prime minister that he could not say for certain that any of the automative giant’s manufacturing plants in Britain, which employ 40,000 people, could continue to operate after Brexit day.

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