PM May to Meet Peugeot Head, Determined to Protect UK Car Industry

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Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May, speaks to the media outside number 10 Downing Street, in central London, Britain July 13, 2016. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/File Photo (Reuters)

Prime Minister Theresa May will have a private conversation with the chief executive of Peugeot Carlos Tavares this week and is determined to protect Britain's car industry, her spokesman said on Monday

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"It's going to be a private conversation. There's been a request for a meeting and we will try to make that meeting happen, but I am not going to go into what the nature of that conversation will be," the spokesman told reporters, adding that the timing of the meeting depended on "diary compatibility".

"What we have been clear on is our determination to see Britain's important automotive industry to continue to flourish," he said.

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