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Now more than ever, a coherent, holistic strategy is required that will unite and enhance our capabilities to advance Britain’s position in the world.
Duwayne Brooks: The Windrush cross-government working group – an opportunity for a much-needed road to recovery
Collectively, the group is deeply committed to righting the wrongs of the Windrush scandal and ensuring that this type of calamity never happens again.
Multilateral political cooperation with the EU, as well as the bilateral relations with its member states, remains in the UK’s best interest.
My grandad was born and raised in Jamaica. He went on to fight for Britain in the Second World War. He’s the reason I’m here today.
Richard Holden: The Japan trade deal, future CPTPP membership – deliverers of wages, prosperity and work to my Durham constituents.
They can seem remote from the everyday priorities of people here at home. But at its heart, trade is a powerful way to deliver what people really care about.
The UK has never had such an independent institution despite the model being a tremendous success in other countries around the world.
Andy Street: One, two, three – it’s a hat-trick of coming Conservative Party conferences for Birmingham
This decision reiterates the political importance of the UK’s cities to our party – and we must aim for a blue-led council in 2022.
There are special gains in luxury cars, migration and services – as Australia looks away from the Pacific and we stride in into the wider world.
Liam Fox: The amendments that could kill free trade deals with America, developing countries and the Commonwealth this week
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.
Imran Ahmad Khan: After this pandemic, the UK must end its reliance on the China-centric supply chain.
It’s time Britain re-established itself as an industrious, manufacturing nation – by strengthening its capacity in Yorkshire and the North-East.
Robert Tyler: China is targeting our Commonwealth friends and allies. We need a united front against it.
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.
Tony Lodge: Britain’s dirty emissions secret – carbon leakage. Here’s what it is and how to tackle it.
We must now consider targeting particular carbon intensive goods and power supplies which are imported and carry a large transport and transmission footprint.