It is hard to appoint more women to Cabinet when there are few senior women to promote. We count only four at Minister of State level.
Posts Tagged: Department for International Trade
The Prime Minister has made the freedom to strike trade deals, so important to key allies and the membership, a cornerstone of her strategy.
Liam Fox: In this new year, let’s resolve to capitalise on the huge trade and investment opportunities of Brexit
The pessimism of some at home is contradicted by the successes of British businesses, and the rising interest in the UK that I see around the world.
As the civil service starts to grow again Conservatives must remember our mission to reduce bureaucracy
Francis Maude was responsible for a huge achievement in slimming down the numbers in Whitehall. His legacy is under threat.
WATCH: Fox on the Brexit bill – “We can’t come to a final figure until we know what the final package looks like”
The International Trade Secretary denies that there is any ambiguity about the Government’s position on this point.
Henry Newman: Johnson has got the Foreign Office back in Brexit business. And for that we should all be grateful.
From speaking to civil servants, it seems that – at least until recently – the Cabinet had not properly considered either a preferred end state or indeed transition policy.
The final article in the author’s five-piece series on how Britain must prepare for March 31 2019 – and has less than 600 days to get it right.
The Article 50 clock is ticking – their departments must waste no more time in preparing the agricultural sector for the challenges and opportunities posed by global trade.
The International Trade Secretary also explains what his department can do before Britain’s formal departure from the EU.
Imagining otherwise does nobody any good.
The British economy is already strong, and leaving the customs union will open the door to even broader horizons.
There are practical ways to retain our share of the benefits of the EU’s existing arrangements for trade with other countries.
Yes, our new trade department has expanded its Trade Policy Group fourfold. But it is seen to lack the experience that American negotiators possess in abundance.
Andrew Murrison: International trade. Why small markets matter – and what we should do to get into them
Cortés burnt his ships, thus making a retreat to Europe impossible – and an advance into the New World the only way forward. May now faces her own Cortes Moment.
With a constant onus on fundraising and campaigning, Republicans up for re-election cannot afford to support Trump for too long if real change isn’t felt in their districts.