The City will bounce back despite Brexit: Lord Mayor

The Lord Mayor of London rules over the Square Mile, which has hundreds of thousands working in the financial services sectorThe Brexit vote has shaken the City of London but will not destroy it despite creating uncertainty, the newly-installed Lord Mayor of the financial hub told AFP. Speaking at his offices opposite the Bank of England, Andrew Parmley spoke of his concerns about attracting high-skilled workers and how City firms will be able to do business in the European Union after Britain leaves. “Storms come around but we weather them every time,” 60-year-old Parmley, the City’s 689th Lord Mayor in eight centuries, said in an interview at his official residence Mansion House.

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