Author: Edward Elliott – BFPG

As part of our ‘National Engagement Series’, the BFPG hosted its third university event in Edinburgh in partnership with the University of Edinburgh School of Social and Political Science’s Centre for Security Research and the Asia-Scotland Institute. The event, which took place in McEwan Hall...

The day before the 2017 Autumn Budget, the BFPG held an event in Parliament hosted and chaired by John Baron MP. The event included speeches by Stephen Twigg MP (Chair of the International Development Committee), Angus MacNeil MP (Chair of the International Trade Committee) and Lord Hannay (Member of the Lords...

Mick Jagger is one of the latest big names to share his rather pessimistic thoughts on UK foreign policy, in his case via song. Significant changes, both at home and abroad, have set in action an inevitable reshuffle in our foreign policy. But whilst a...

This latest Gibraltar affair has shown how dramatization by some UK commentators can potentially undermine the broader diplomatic efforts of the UK. This includes the undermining of our international profile as an intelligent and reasonable actor, as seen by Spain's Minster for Foreign Affairs, Alfonso...