NBG EU poll of merchants shows strong support for UK membership

Published:  11 May, 2016

A vote among the principals and owners of some of the UK’s top independent builders merchants, carried out by National Buying Group (NBG), shows strong support for the United Kingdom to remain as a member of the European Union.

The secret ballot, which took place at the NBG Partners’ Event on 12 April, showed that 59% of the votes cast were in favour of the UK staying in the EU, with 41% in favour of a Brexit. This result is in line with all major UK business organisation and trade association surveys, which show a majority of business leaders surveyed in favour of the UK remaining in the EU.

The Partner’s event is a great opportunity for NBG owners and principles to step back from their day-to-day challenges, to share ideas and best practice in a relaxed business environment.

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