We have some of the best research and development facilities in the world, so let us design British, build British, buy British and sell British.
All of us need to do what we can to support the British economy. So rather than simply rush to buy cheap imports, let's invest in British, build British, buy British and then sell British so that we maximise the benefit from our future free trade deals as an independent and sovereign nation.
There is much to be gained in the post-Covid-19 era and we must chase every global opportunity and I welcome recent signings of trade agreements with countries such as Japan and Ukraine.
James Sunderland asks if the EU refuses to accept that we are now a sovereign nation, maybe a clean break is the only option and perhaps returning to the table in 2021, as a sovereign nation, to secure a deal that other sovereign nations have already achieved.
James Sunderland urges the Government to invest in the British defence industry and plan ahead by designing for export with the most cost-effective kit that money can buy. He says: “we must build British, buy British and sell British to put us back on the map.”
James Sunderland welcomes the Government’s progress on continuity trade agreements which is very promising for global Britain and highlights the UK is better off together as the Union.
James Sunderland calls for the UK to be a world leader in electric vehicles, an expansion of the rapid charging fund to increase the number of charging points and a wider role for local government in this area.
James Sunderland welcomes the Japan Free Trade Agreement which offers great possibilities for every part of the United Kingdom and is another reason why we are better off together as a Union.
After months of lockdown, it is great to see a return to normality and people enjoying the sunshine. The opening of shops, pubs, beauty salons, sports clubs and many recreational facilities has provided a further marker in the fight against Covid-19 and it is right that the Prime Minister should push this agenda if it is safe to do so.
Following the Government statement on the sale of arms to Saudi Arabia, James Sunderland asks the Minister of State for Trade Policy about the importance of Saudi Arabia to the UK as a diplomatic and trading partner in the middle east.