I think the chasm between Remain and Leave voters comes down to the exhaustive facts that seem almost indigestible and the trust issues we harbour against politicians, irrespective of their party beliefs. The well rehearsed statistics hammered out seem to fall short of the whole picture; leaving us to feel akin to facing a GSCE maths exam, that you've adequately revised for, to then face a paper from a Biomedical degree!
We just don't know enough to get the grade we need....
Call me shallow too but as Inditex SA, the umbrella company for my favourite brands Zara, Massimo Dutti, Uterque and Pull & Bear amongst others, is Spanish based if we do vote to leave we may suddenly find retail prices spike, until new trade negotiations are bashed out. Even Pablo Isla, Chief Executive of Inditex, urged us to vote Remain. See quote below from an article on advfn.com
"While respecting the decision of the people in the U.K., we believe that a Europe without the U.K. would be weaker just as the U.K. itself would be weaker outside Europe," said Inditex Chief Executive Pablo Isla, citing an open letter he signed along with representatives from over 50 European companies.
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