Canada and UK future ...

Today I joined a fascinating discussion on the consequences of the new minority government in Canada.

Queens Award for Engineering

It was wonderful today to join a celebration of the pioneers of the GPS system who received the Queen Elizabeth Award for engineering.

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.

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 (