Britain can convene a coalition of countries, including Poland, Sweden, Finland, the Netherlands and the Baltic states, possibly with Ukraine in association.
Political leadership is needed in Belfast no less than in London – in some respects, even more so.
Looked at in the round, over the 2010-2016 period, the UK had the joint highest growth for a G7 economy, level with the US.
And if Germany’s Greens are in government after the federal election, they will be inclined to help him.
The UK and governments across the west have started to act. But we’re still just starting to figure out how to respond.
An alien visitor, judging only from the texture of daily life, would assume that Britain in early 2021 was a far more repressive state than Russia or China.
All the same, we have to make this relationship work – because, if we do not, both sides have the capacity to do each other a lot of harm.
Although the Government may return to “travel corridors” between countries that have low Covid rates and/ or sound vaccination programmes.
Due to internal tensions, the Union can lack coherence and focus, often particularly evident in its efforts to implement a collective foreign policy.
Divergence from the EU on vaping and smokefree products is a quick win from leaving the EU that will improve public health.
The impulse of Brexit is to prove Britain’s openness by striking out, but this tilt increases our security dependence on Europe.
Our Union Connectivity Review will favour routes that serve this aim – be they the A75, the A55 in north Wales or the air corridors to Northern Ireland.
Some of the criticisms that have been thrown at the scheme can only be described as inaccurate, misrepresentations.
Lidington writes that “the UK has the potential to be world-leading in areas such as fintech, life sciences, artificial intelligence and genetic modification”.
Kwarteng needs to be confident that the company’s electric plan for Ellesmere Port looks credible before committing taxpayer money.