Liam Fox Delivers Key Note Speech To A Half-Empty Hall

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Liam Fox delivered his party conference speech in Birmingham today to a half-empty hall:


In a speech about trade, Fox said Britain should be “optimistic” about the results of Brexit.

“There are those who try to portray the referendum as a sign of a Britain looking inwards, of a people who are turning their back on a more open world. Some do it out of ignorance, others because they simply don’t like the result of the vote.

How little they understand the British people”, he said.

Twitter users reacted to the sparse audience: