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‘Free to Trade! UK-US trade deal can be negotiated now’, by David Collins

Liam Fox’s Washington talks highlight Britain’s freedom to negotiate trade deals for March 2019, says international economic lawyer, David Collins.
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‘Mosul Matters: A Wake-up Call for Foreign Policy’, by John Baron MP

John Baron MP, the author of ‘Hard Choices: Britain’s Foreign Policy for a Dangerous World’, considers how UK policy in the Middle East generally went so hopelessly wrong over the last 15 years.

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‘Free to Trade! UK-US trade deal can be negotiated now’, by David Collins

Liam Fox’s Washington talks highlight Britain’s freedom to negotiate trade deals for March 2019, says international economic lawyer, David Collins.
Read on

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‘Mosul Matters: A Wake-up Call for Foreign Policy’, by John Baron MP

John Baron MP, the author of ‘Hard Choices: Britain’s Foreign Policy for a Dangerous World’, considers how UK policy in the Middle East generally went so hopelessly wrong over the last 15 years.

Read on

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Established in 1995, Politeia is a forum for discussing economic, constitutional and social policy. It focuses on the role of the state in people’s lives. Politeia aims to encourage the best policies for a free society under the rule of law, a prosperous economy based on free markets and competition, and excellent systems for education, health care and pensions.

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Address by the Solicitor General

Over the past year, Britain’s separation of powers has become a subject of much political debate. In the autumn, the Solicitor General, Robert Buckland QC MP will discuss the role of his department and its responsibilities for upholding the rule of law which binds all three constitutional powers.

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Address by the Solicitor General

Over the past year, Britain’s separation of powers has become a subject of much political debate. In the autumn, the Solicitor General, Robert Buckland QC MP will discuss the role of his department and its responsibilities for upholding the rule of law which binds all three constitutional powers.

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  • ‘A Mandate to Move’, by Sheila Lawlor

    August 2, 2017

    Britain’s democracy matters to it voters, and the decision to leave the EU must be put resolutely into effect and without delay, says Politeia’s Director, Sheila Lawlor, in the summer blog.

    In the run up to the June election, I spoke to a Liberal Democrat voter who confirmed that for the first time she would not vote for ‘her’ party. ‘The people of this country’, she explained ‘voted to leave’ and ‘my’ party refuses to accept the democratic decision. It had, as a result, ruled itself out for her and she, along with millions of others, voted for Labour or the Conservatives, each party publicly committed to honour the ‘leave’ decision. Few more graphic illustrations exist of this country’s belief in its free democratic system. Britain’s democracy matters to its people, who have seen it through the last two centuries, through a slow, peaceful, evolution to the model of parliamentary freedom which its people value…Read on

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