Unfortunately for the Prime Minister, he looks set to be left banging the drum for free trade just as the rest of the world is changing its tune.
Theresa May’s paean to internationalism in her Carlton lecture rung hollow in light of her record in dealing with Brussels.
“If the Government takes the view that laws can be broken, the rule of law collapses. It breaches the trust of its citizens.”
With a smart and effective aid budget working alongside British defence, trade and diplomacy, the UK can transform lives and bring prosperity not just to Britain, but to many around the world.
Ministers must not forget that parts of the South East, including some coastal communities, are as in need of attention as anywhere else.
With 1.5 billion people estimated to be tuning in, the Games will be a fantastic opportunity for my region – and the economic benefits are already apparent.
It was always short-sighted to suggest aid spending prioritised helped foreign people at the expense of those struggling in Britain.
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Re-calibrating policies to account for the reality of conflict and warfare today could not be more urgent.
A new report shows how we can promote openness, international connectivity, and encourage greater investment into the UK.
Critics have a point when they note that, so far, Ministers’ rhetoric has been appreciably more ambitious than its actions.
Be it getting Brexit done or record job numbers and mega manufacturing investment, Johnson has delivered here.
Whatever the leadership of our party, the task facing it is the same: building a strong country that delivers a better life.
Let’s slow things down, ensure a more joined up approach, and co-create policy with business to get back on track.
It is not their job to line the pockets of shareholders at the cost of undermining a vital national asset.