This report calls for Development R&D to be a central part to the UK’s aid strategy and broader innovation-led Industrial Strategy to maximise the potential for Britain’s scientific prowess to tackle global challenges.
The Minister for the Overseas Territories, Lord Ahmad, and elected leaders and representatives of the Overseas Territories met at a Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) at Lancaster House in London on 28 and 29 November 2017. The council is designed to provide leadership and shared vision for the Territories and the joint communique outlines collective priorities for action in the spirit of partnership between the UK Government and the Overseas Territories.
This report explores the main dimensions of the United Kingdom’s global influence: cultural, economic, and political before examining the impact of recent event on Britain’s global standing and whether fragmentation of the UK would weaken it.
This report looks at the importance and strength of the Food and Drink manufacturing sector and its role in the entire food chain and how it affects us all in the UK. It outlines how the sector can be a powerful opportunity post-Brexit, delivering increased productivity, investment, growth, exports and skilled jobs to meet the demands of global food consumption now worth $8 trillion. It also highlights the need for a dedicated mission through the Industrial Strategy to support the industry.
This report outlines new research by the Institute for International Cultural Relations at the University of Edinburgh which has found that promoting a nation’s culture and political ideals on the global stage brings significant economic and strategic advantages.