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  • Keynote speech to Liberal Democrat Conference

  • My Keynote speech to Liberal Democrats Conference 2019, on foreign affairs, Brexit, and the liberal rules-based order.

Statement on my appointment as Liberal Democrat Shadow Foreign Secretary

I’m absolutely delighted and honoured to have been appointed by Jo Swinson as the Liberal Democrat’s new Shadow Foreign Secretary, scrutinising the work of Dominic Raab and the Foreign Office. ‪In addition to my responsibilities as the Liberal Democrat Shadow Foreign Secretary, I will also be leading on the Department for Trade and Department for


Government flailing no-deal preparation shows scale of Brexit crisis

Following the Liberal Democrats forcing the government to release the figures that showed only three in ten businesses who export to the EU had registered for an Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI) number, HMRC have today announced they will be automatically enrolling companies in an attempt to prepare for Brexit. In a no-deal Brexit,