British trade and aid are so often powerful forces for good in the world. But we risk facilitating grave human rights abuses unless we improve monitoring and control of exactly where our money goes, says James Sinclair.
Our European Union membership prevents us from fully capitalising on the trade opportunities stemming from our existing relationships with developing nations like Azerbaijan. Free from the EU we can focus on what really matters: true economic cooperation and trade based on mutual respect and friendship, says Bob Blackman MP.
The Brexit debate is consumed by an introspective analysis of its implications for the UK, but by extracting ourselves from protectionist trade agreements and delivering on the mantra of ‘trade not aid’ we can bolster economic prosperity right across the globe, says Chi Unwurah MP.
By declaring an intended WTO trade option now, the government will provide the business community with the direction and certainty they need, whilst giving them time to prepare ahead of the March 2019 deadline, says John Longworth.
The dichotomy between a ‘Deal’ and a ‘No Deal’ outcome from Brexit negotiations is a false one. A ‘No Deal’ can come in a multitude of different shapes and sizes many of which are satisfactory to the UK, says Jack Tagholm-Child.
A key Government priority in 2018 must be to build on our continued economic success following the referendum result by ensuring our services sector is an integral component to future trade deals, says Rory Broomfield.
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