Future deals will be important but they should be viewed as a means to an end rather than an end in of themselves
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Kristian Niemietz: What difference does the size of the state make to how is deals with Covid? None.
If it were the critical factor, Belgium should have been superbly prepared for the pandemic. Alas, it was not.
Tony Smith: Covid and border control. As a former Head of the UK Border Force, here are my urgent recommendations.
The Government must develop a Counter Pandemic Border Strategy (CPBS) to manage the second and subsequent waves of the virus.
Daniel Hannan: Ignore the Europhile sneers. Joining the Pacific bloc marks the rebirth of Global Britain.
The CPTPP is preferable to the EU because it elevates mutual recognition over harmonisation.
It’s striking that the countries that did best during Covid are those, like Taiwan and South Korea, which live under threat of annihilation by their neighbours.
Nick King: London is unlikely to have another “Big Bang” moment – but here’s how we can boost its potential post-Brexit
There’s huge scope to enhance the City, and the British economy – especially if we learn the right lessons from Thatcher-era reforms.
Ranil Jayawardena: The trade deals keep coming. And today, as the new EU agreement takes effect, we look forward to more.
We have now secured 97 per cent of the trade value that we set out to reach agreements for first, beyond the EU. And there’s more to come.
Furthermore, increasing global tensions make improving our defence capabilities essential.
Neil O’Brien: Here are three urgent responses to China’s growing power – which we will soon have an opportunity to make
The Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy gives us the chance to act coherently and effectively.
Claire Coutinho: Amidst the Great Global Data Divide, Britain must lead the charge for digital free markets
As a leading digital economy with new control over its trade policy, Britain is uniquely placed to help shape global rules in this emerging arena.
Stephen Booth: To reach a best in class trade deal with New Zealand and Australia, we need to liberalise on agriculture
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.
David Skelton: Brexit can unleash a new era of reindustrialisation. But only if we are free from state aid laws.
This renaissance could place the UK at the vanguard of the most industries and technologies over the coming decades.
The latest developments in contact tracing – and why the Government is not alone in having problems with its system
Singapore, Australia and other countries experienced difficulties; the important thing is learning from these and improving matters.
Andrew Griffith: Suspending Air Passenger Duty could give the aviation industry the lifeline it needs
This sector is hugely important to the UK economy, accounting for many jobs, as well as boosting trade. The Government must help it in these troubled times.
Stephen Booth: Joining the CPTPP is how this country can show it’s serious about being “Global Britain”
While the Government has been focussed on “levelling up” and other domestic issues, it’s time to consider the UK’s position on the world stage.