RBS Chief: We Need A Brexit Deal To Stop Massive Uncertainty

13 March 2019, 08:51 | Updated: 13 March 2019, 11:52

RBS Chief Executive Ross McEwan told MPs to sit down and agree a Brexit deal to stop the uncertainty which is hitting the economy.

The bank boss pointed out that investment in the UK is down and says we need a deal to ensure businesses can plan for the future again.

He told Nick Ferrari: "It's time we put them all in a room, lock the door, give them bacon sarnies and builders' tea and until they get a deal, we don't allow them to get out.

"I think the public have had enough of it.

Ross McEwan in the LBC studio
Ross McEwan in the LBC studio. Picture: LBC

"This is creating massive uncertainty in the economy. I'll give you one stat: business investment last year was down 3.7%. That flows into an economy over time.

"We need to get it sorted so that we can all move on."

Watch his fascinating comments at the top of the page.