Africa is home to 16 per cent of the world’s population, and this is set to double by 2050. Its GDP is expected to reach $3.2 trillion in the next five years.
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Tom Tugendhat: The three foreign policy actions that Johnson should take now that he has this huge majority
For the first time in decades the levers of British influence – defence, diplomacy, aid and trade – could sit alongside domestic efforts in education and infrastructure.
I’m delighted that the Government is today unveiling 20 new University Enterprise Zones. These new UEZs will be based in universities right across the country.
While trade deals have taken on an important political and symbolic value, their benefits are typically smaller and slower to materialise than many realise.
I’m travelling around the country asking the public what their priorities really are. This review should be the People’s review.
Plus: No, the Trump-Kim Jong Un summit wasn’t altogether a failure. And: Costa should get his old job back.
Andrew Green: The new Immigration White Paper. Not just damaging, but a disaster – both for control and the Conservatives
Others would say that the appointment of a profoundly business-friendly Home Secretary was bound to lead to a weakening of immigration policy.
Lockwood Smith: Britain has a golden chance to join the biggest free trade agreement in history. But Chequers is likely to wreck it.
The “Common Rulebook” approach is an ostacle to signing up to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.
It is absurd that every year we send home thousands of young Australians who would prefer to stay here, and Australia does the same with thousands of young Brits.
A customs union 2) Simon Clarke – As a convinced Brexiteer, and an optimist about Britain, I see that joining one would lock us into decline
We shouldn’t be glued as a vassal state to a declining European market.
We don’t claim that the EU would accept it – but neither will the Commission nor the 27 necessarily accept the Prime Minister’s new plan.
Andrew Green: Next up after today’s Chequers summit – immigration. Free movement must end. No ifs or buts.
Any exceptions for those with job offers would simply be flimsy camouflage for a wholesale retreat and for the abandonment of a major pledge to the British public.
They meet in no man’s land. The two countries are still technically at war. It is the most surprising political meeting of modern times.
Amy Chua says they are blind to the decisive importance of tribal politics – an obliviousness which extends to America itself, and prepared the way for Trump.
One take on the President is that behind the flamboyant tweeting is a conventional actor, who knows full well that jaw tweet jaw is better than war tweet war.