Take it from me that the US would walk away from talks if we tried to make the adoption of UK rules a precondition of any FTA.
It’s time Britain re-established itself as an industrious, manufacturing nation – by strengthening its capacity in Yorkshire and the North-East.
It’s time that we all stood shoulder to shoulder together, and kept ourselves safe from outside interference.
The crisis is bound to put a further strain on Birmingham’s finances. The timetable for the Commonwealth Games was already very tight.
We must level-up the country. By providing the funds we need, the Government will send a vote of confidence in the power of local decision-making.
We must now consider targeting particular carbon intensive goods and power supplies which are imported and carry a large transport and transmission footprint.
We must maintain our pro-enterprise agenda to cement our status as being a place where both businesses and investors can thrive.
In the longer term, the aim of the hard left is to increase the size of the ethnic community so as to cement left-wing power.
Unbridled worship of the market, ahead of principle, responsibility and loyalty, would be a betrayal of our Party’s history.
Economically, we are winning long before the first medal is presented.
Our pro-active outreach efforts have built up a substantial contact book, put activists on the ground, and delivered a Tory poll lead amongst these voters.
“The UK has an unbreakable commitment to our 2.4 billion friends across the world in the Commonwealth family.”
In the West Midlands, investment decisions have been deferred. We need to be able to push ahead with new trade arrangements around the globe.
That’s to say, those of 1950, 1961, 1967 and 1971. Sovereignty was always the key concern, despite arguments over its meaning.
These acts of remembrance may in some slight measure salve grief, and enable those who have not had to endure such things to give thanks for those who do.