Smithfield facing challenges and winning!

This morning we welcomed the Lord Mayor and Sheriffs of London to tour Smithfield market and see the newly refurbished butchers hall. The Chairman of the tenant association treated us to a great tour and thoughtful words on the year for the market.

Queen’s Speech - Government Plans


Today we had the first  Queen’s Speech since 2017, it detailed 22 new Bills that will form Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s first legislative programme.

EU nationals welcome in the UK

Brandon Lewis our minister for immigration is repeating his message from earlier this month that “EU citizens are part of the fabric of the UK.

UK upbeat about our trading future

I was delighted to talk to the Secretary of State for Trade, Liz Truss about our trading future on Sunday.  She spoke of Britain being a low-tax, flexible economy after it leaves the European Union, and with a focus on early trade deals with; the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the CPTTP (