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We think we should begin discussions on the final settlement because that's good for business, and it's good for the prosperity both of the British people and of the rest of the people of the European
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Sep 01 2017 Brexit
Liam Fox has most recently been quoted in an article called Theresa May told to follow 'duck and cover' drill if there is a North Korean missile warning during her visit to Japan. Liam Fox said, “The UK is Japan's second most popular investment destination, and leading the business delegation is a key part of ensuring we are continuing to work closely with Japanese buyers to attract investment to the UK to create prosperity and jobs.”. Liam Fox has been quoted a grand total of 55 times in 43 articles.
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Jul 23 2017 - Brexit

Would we be able to negotiate our own trade agreements during that transition period? Because if we were not, then we wouldn't be able to take full advantage of the freedoms available to us when we leave the European Union. So there's still a discussion to be had, but I don't think that there's any great ideological blockage on the concept of a transition or an implementation period as I would rather put

Jul 23 2017 - Brexit

Having the world's largest economy publicly show commitment to increasing trade with us is not something we should sneer

Jul 23 2017 - Immigration

We will look to see what we are going to do in terms of making that a smooth transition for our businesses, to give them maximum certainty and to cause minimal disruption. Frankly, having waited for over 40 years to leave the European Union, 24 months would be a rounding area, whether that's 23, whether that's 25 is not a huge deal and nor is it an ideological one. It's about the practical issues we would face about getting, for example, any new immigration system into place, getting any new customs system into

Jul 23 2017

For example would we be able to negotiate our own trade agreements during that transition period? Because if we were not then we wouldn't be able to take full advantage of the freedoms available to us when we leave the European Union, so there's a discussion to be

Jul 23 2017

I want to leave the European Union at the end of March 2019. Now once we have done that, once we have fulfilled our promise to the British people, we can look to see what we are going to do in terms of making that a smooth

Jul 20 2017 - Brexit

The only reason that we wouldn't come to a free and open agreement is because politics gets in the way of

Jul 20 2017 - Brexit

I think that the prime minister is likely to be there for the rest of this parliament, I think she has the support of her colleagues in the House of Commons, I think she has a mandate to be the prime

Jul 20 2017 - Brexit

Will you be in your job in another year's time? None of us can predict the

Jul 20 2017 - Brexit

We can of course survive with no deal and we have to go into a negotiation with those on the other side knowing that that's what we

Jul 20 2017 - World Trade Organization

What we are doing is to discuss at the WTO why Britain believes in free trade, why we reject the concepts of protectionism, why we think that we need to liberalise the services economy globally. We don't want to have no deal. It is much better that we have a deal than no deal. We can of course survive with no deal. And we have to go into a negotiation with those on the other side knowing that's what we think. That's the legal definition – if you are out of the European Union, you are not in the single market or the customs

Jul 20 2017 - Single market

You cannot leave the European Union and be in the single market or the customs union, they are EU legal

Jul 20 2017 - Brexit

We've got a job to do, a historic task and that's what we should concentrate upon, and to be diverted into personality issues doesn't either do the Conservative party, the government or the country any

Jul 07 2017 - Brexit

We've always said that we wanted to have minimal disruption and maximum continuity until we reached a final agreement and that's perfectly reasonable that people should want to have some transitional period. But we can't have a perpetual transitional period undermining the concept of Brexit

Jul 07 2017 - Brexit

We're going into an arrangement with the EU already with zero tariffs, we're going there with complete regulatory equivalence and with customs systems that already work. The only reason we wouldn't replicate them would be if politics got in the way of good

Jul 06 2017 - Brexit

We want Britain to be able to negotiate our own trade agreements with old and new allies across the globe. That means leaving the customs union and establishing a trade policy tailored for our business, our economy, and our citizens. At 9.30 this morning we published figures that showed a record-breaking number of foreign direct investment projects came in to the UK in 2016/17, at 2,265, and that's safeguarding nearly 108,000 jobs or creating new jobs in the UK. No doubt the usual suspects will describe it as 'despite

Jul 06 2017 - Brexit

It does appear that some elements of our media would rather see Britain fail than see Brexit succeed. I cannot recall a single time in recent times when I have seen good economic news that the BBC didn't describe as 'despite

Jun 30 2017

We are here to have a debate - if you want to get into smear….feedback

Jun 30 2017 - Northern Ireland

What of course we, erm, it's the MPs from the DUP clearly wanted to get better funding for Northern Ireland on things like infrastructure, and who can blame them? They have influence that they didn't have before and that's what our political system throws

Jun 30 2017 - Northern Ireland

There was something that was different about Northern Ireland. If you look at the city deals that were done in England, there were over £3.2 billion pounds worth of city deals

Jun 30 2017 - Northern Ireland

The DUP share a lot of the common elements with the Conservative

Jun 30 2017 - Northern Ireland

In Scotland, there were three-quarters of a billion pounds worth of city deals done. In Wales, there were half a billion pounds. In Northern Ireland,

Jun 25 2017 - Russia

We know that our public services are attacked so it is not at all surprising that there should be an attempt to hack into parliamentary emails. And it's a warning to everybody, whether they are in parliament or elsewhere, that they need to do everything possible to maintain their own

Jun 24 2017

We've seen reports in the last few days of even cabinet ministers' passwords being for sale online. We know that our public services are attacked so it's not at all surprising that there should be an attempt to hack into parliamentary

Jun 17 2017 - Brexit

We want Britain to be able to negotiate its own trade agreements, and as we leave the European Union that is what we will

Jun 11 2017

I think in terms of the politics it's now time for the whole of the Conservative party to rally behind the Prime Minister and get a Government in the national

Jun 09 2017

It's very early in the evening and I think we have to wait and see. We will see what happens in terms of the numbers of seats we get and the vote share before we make any

May 27 2017 - Libya

I do not recall reading anything of that nature. That is not to say it would not have been done, but I don't recall reading such material … I do not recall reading any reports that set out the background of any Islamist activity to specific rebel

Apr 26 2017 - London

We want to take advantage of all the opportunities available to us, to ensure that Britain becomes a global leader in free

Apr 13 2017 - London

Under the Bank of England, we have a regulatory framework that's globally respected - and cannot be replicated in any short space of time by anybody at all - which is why I am so confident about the future of London as the preeminent financial

Apr 13 2017 - London

The potential for us to lead in this next financial services revolution may make what we did in the last iteration of that revolution look almost an

Mar 23 2017

Those who carry out such wicked and depraved acts as we saw yesterday can never triumph in our country and we must ensure it is not violence, hatred or division but decency and tolerance that prevails in our

Mar 17 2017

Mipim is an important opportunity to showcase the wide range of investment opportunities that exist across the UK, from Southampton to Edinburgh, Coventry to Swansea and key sectors from tech to creative. It shows investors both within the UK and from overseas understand the scale of our ambition and the role they can play in achieving

Mar 14 2017

If the private sector pays for it I would love a trade

Mar 12 2017

Of course it would be bad. But it would not just be bad for the UK, it's bad for Europe as a

Mar 12 2017

Not having a deal of course would be bad, not just bad for the UK but for Europe as a

Dec 18 2016 - Turkey

It is not binary. Turkey for example is in part of the customs union but not other parts. What we need to do before we make final decisions is to look at the

Dec 18 2016

But at the same time you can't afford to buy back into so much of the European Union that we are actually diminishing the effect of what the British people told us to

Dec 05 2016 - World Trade Organization

In order to minimize disruption to global trade as we leave the EU, over the coming period the government will prepare the necessary draft schedules which replicate as far as possible our current

Nov 05 2016

The government is disappointed by the court's

Oct 26 2016 - Article 50

That sort of procedure would only be undertaken were we to leave the European Union after our Article 50 period without any agreement whatsoever and were looking to seek a new FTA from

Oct 09 2011

As you will discover, we have already set out a mechanism by which those will be resolved in the United

Sep 08 2011

I am confident that our approach to detention there is now markedly improved from the period rightly criticised in this

Sep 08 2011

It is vital that we retain the techniques necessary to secure swiftly, in appropriate circumstances, the intelligence that can save

Jun 11 2010 - Afghanistan

There is no reason why any country should not be sending more trainers to Afghanistan to ensure that we can build up that critical mass of the Afghan national security forces, so that when we do leave Afghanistan, we leave behind a secure country and not a security

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