Former Aussie PM Gives Big Thumbs Up To Brexit Britain

2 November 2016, 16:55 | Updated: 2 November 2016, 17:13

John Howard insists that Britain can make a success of Brexit - so long as the people are determined to do so.

"Do you think that Britain will make a success of Brexit?" asked Iain.

Howard - Prime Minister of Australia from 1996 to 2007 - insisted that it could.

"I think if the British people are determined to do so, they will. I've got every confidence that they will make a success of it...success means that you adjust to the inevitable disruption that's going to be involved in certain areas.

"That's now happened and I think the willingness of Britain to adopt an open attitude towards trade and to understand that the Asian-Pacific part of the world is the future of economic growth and economic development [is required]."

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