Our debates are often rooted in “the West”, and the successes of nations outside of this club tend to be passing headlines at most.
Future deals will be important but they should be viewed as a means to an end rather than an end in of themselves
The CPTPP is preferable to the EU because it elevates mutual recognition over harmonisation.
There’s a case for empowering our courts to make a genocide ruling over the Uighars. But not for giving them a veto on trade deals in doing so.
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.
The decision not to continue participation in the EU’s Erasmus+ scheme has caused outrage. But it’s time for Global Britain to branch out.
Such would be the effect of a well-intentioned but ill thought-out amendment to the Agriculture Bill that will come to the Commons tomorrow.
Trump has shown a rare flash of flexibility in signing a police reform executive order, breaking a hitherto narrow commitment to law enforcement.
My own experience when I was a minister showed two institutions which really didn’t care very much what we thought: the Chinese government, and Google.
Meanwhile, my ECR colleagues and I continue to push for a sensible, nation-led approach to tackling the migration crisis.
McCain knew that politics should be a fierce contest, restrained by respect for civilians and one’s enemies.
Though by demanding that America’s allies spend more on their own defence, the President is unwittingly doing us a favour.
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.
At a time when austerity continues, we need to be explain that we are not wasting taxpayers’ money on a grand delusion that we can create prosperity.
The future leaders of the Left either don’t know their history, or prefer a made-up version of it.