Reports from a leaked document state that the Department for International Trade will try to lower the UK’s food standards to secure a trade deal with the United States. The promises made by Boris Johnson and the Conservative Government that the UK would have a whole host of trade deals in place by Brexit day
Under Jo Swinson's premiership we can breathe a progressive breath of fresh air into British foreign policy, revive our reputation on the world stage, and get on with helping to improve the lives of those across the world
Together, the world can #ActForTheAmazon, but it requires the courage and global leadership to do so. Our Prime Minister should step up before it is too late.
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
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,
One diplomat of a medium-sized country said to me that a country 'we used to regard as strong and stable' now has a politics that 'is in chaos'
As Michel Barnier visits Northern Ireland this week, we need to be bold enough to make a change
Both Trump and Putin are threatening the liberal world order, and they need to be robustly challenged.
May has finally admitted the truth, saying: ‘How could the EU’s structure of rights and obligations be sustained, if the UK – or any country – were allowed to enjoy all the benefits without all of the obligations?’
We need to get rid of this idea that the Brexit transition period will be warm and cuddly, and face up to what it will actually mean for the UK – which is mostly disaster