Tonight we welcomed our new Lord Mayor with a a banquet and he told us of his plans to re build trust in financial Servies. He was also joined by the Prime Minister who used her speech to condem Russia’s ‘meddling’ in Western democracies.
I was pleased to have time with our Immigration Minister, Rt. Hon. Brandon Lewis MP, who has been actively working to both reassure European citizens of their future in the UK and looking at our future visa arrangments, so vital for business planning.
Tonight as part of the police committee I was honoured to attend a special evening in honour of all the police forces and law enforcement agencies. We were treated to an inspiring speech by Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cassandra Dick.
Today I am delighted to have spoken at the Intellectual Property Insititue of Canada's Annual Meeting. I was asked to cover European trade mark law, and Brexit issues. The reaction here was very encouraging, and Canada is keen to maintain strong economic and legal connection to the UK.