Author: Tom Cargill – BFPG

The latest BFPG report, "The Price of Freedom? A 3% GDP Target for Securing UK International Interests" discusses whether our current spending (around 2.75% of our GDP in 2016/2017) is sufficient to protect and promote our interests and values internationally at a time of unprecedented change in...

The British Foreign Policy Group co-hosted the event, "Post Brexit, Does Devon need an International Vision" in association with the Strategy and Security Institute at the University of Exeter on Thursday 10th May....

Hot takes on Foreign Office funding in the budget suggested spending had fallen by 40% - from £2 Billion to £1.2 Billion as we leave the European Union. In fact, it is unclear that there will be any cuts immediately, as the gap is explained...

The report calls for a new strategy that brings together defence, trade and diplomacy in an integrated foreign policy which gives the country a much greater ability to secure a prosperous future.  The new policy needs to identify our international position and choices for a...

The apocalyptic destruction wreaked by Hurricane Irma, and now that of the almost certainly similarly devastating Hurricane Maria, has momentarily thrust the British Overseas Territories onto the news agenda. But how many people in the UK recognise the Britishness of these towns, villages and communities,...