Lord Karan Bilimoria on today's Headline Interview

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Lord Karan Bilimoria on today's Headline Interview

Lord Karan Bilimoria is founder and Chairman of Cobra Beer.  In The Headline Interview he tells Chris Blackhurst, the City Editor of the Evening Standard, about his early success founding Cobra beer - which is now sold in 98.6% of the curry houses in Britain, as well as in 4,000 pubs,
However, he goes on to say that the business grew too quickly and borrowed heavily before Molson Coors, one of the world’s largest brewers, acquired 50.01% of the company. 
On immigration, Lord Bilimoria says the government has failed, particularly on illegal immigration, but he believes students shouldn’t be included in overall migration figures. As a successful Indian migrant he believes the glass ceiling for migrants in Britain has been shattered and that one day we will see an Asian Prime Minister.
Lord Karan Bilimoria is also a Crossbench Peer within the House of Lords, Founding Chairman of the UK India Business Council, a Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London and Chancellor of the University of Birmingham.  

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