There is much that we can offer the region thanks to our expertise in many of the twenty-first century’s key industries.
Our scoping assessment shows there could be a £15.3 billion expansion in overall trade between the two countries, an 18 per cent increase on 2018 levels.
Today I am launching a Free Trade Parliamentary Caucus, to help Parliamentarians learn about the topic – and to advocate for the policy.
147 people were murdered in the capital last year, the highest level since 2008. There were three knife crime murders in Fulham last year, in my constituency.
Many of our proposals can be introduced quickly. Some might take 12 – 15 months. We don’t believe anything will take longer than two to three years.
The Commission which drew up the report will publish alongside it next month a Draft Alternative Arrangements Protocol.
If in the future, the UK has neither its own trade policy nor any say over the EU’s, we will have literally zero leverage on anything to do with trade.
Selmayr and Weyand have got much of their way so far. And there’s every chance they will continue to dominate the process.
Some will ask “Trump versus China: where does the UK stand?” The answer will be: “Ask Brussels – as the UK isn’t allowed to have a trade policy of its own”.
This is why I fully supported the Government’s decision to halt direct funding worth £4 million to the Zambian government over allegations of corruption.
He has the ideas to take the Capital forward. One great example is his plan to put one thousand extra police officers on the streets by cutting waste in City Hall.
We British often like a good compromise. This would be the wrong one.
You can help to warn voters before it’s too late.
Ed Balls is a man trapped by his past. And Ed Miliband is too weak to stand up to him.