The crux of the trade negotiations is to what degree we’re prepared to do this – in return for a high-quality agreement on trade in services, data and investment.
Britain is said to be keen to build such a coalition to include the existing G7 members, alongside India, South Korea and Australia.
For the first time in decades the levers of British influence – defence, diplomacy, aid and trade – could sit alongside domestic efforts in education and infrastructure.
The “Common Rulebook” approach is an ostacle to signing up to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.
I can tell you from a trade envoy’s perspective that this kind of direct access to markets around the world is critical for our businesses to thrive.
My think-tank’s new report finds that there are over 46,000 unnecessary deaths each and every year in the UK.
Some answers from a seminar at Policy Exchange.