Wolfson: Rational for U.K. Not to Welcome Economy Burdens

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November 18 -- Next Plc Chief Executive Officer Simon Wolfson, one of corporate Britain’s most prominent Brexit supporters, said he’s concerned about the hard-line direction the process has taken and called on the government to maintain Britain’s tradition of openness. The 49-year-old head of the apparel retailer criticized the tenor of the debate over the U.K.’s post-Brexit immigration policy after members of Prime Minister Theresa May’sgovernment floated the idea of tough new curbs. “It’s not about numbers, it’s about the quality of people we get in,” Wolfson said in a Bloomberg Television interview with Anna Edwards.