The Prime Minister today announced that zoos and safari parks will be able to open from Monday 15th June. Liz has been supporting Banham Zoo, which is located in Liz’s South West Norfolk constituency, for the zoo to be re-opened and has been lobbying ministers on this.
It gives me great pleasure today, to open formal trade talks between two of the world’s largest economies; the United Kingdom and Japan, and to do this in partnership with my esteemed colleague His Excellency Toshimitsu Motegi.
Last Wednesday was the 216th anniversary of the birth of one of my heroes, Richard Cobden, a key figure in the fight against the Corn Laws in the 1840s and one of the forefathers of the free trade movement in this country.
Scottish Agricultural exports are among the best – my Scottish colleagues would say the best – in the world. Despite representing a Norfolk constituency, we can all agree that there is nothing better than Scottish beef or lamb to complete the perfect meal.
As a child growing up in the Eighties, with the first female prime minister leading our nation, I always assumed women could do anything men could do. It never crossed my mind that being a girl would hold me back. I wasn’t aware of the fight it had been to get there.
London – Today, the International Trade Secretary Liz Truss and United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced the formal launch of trade agreement negotiations between the UK and the U.S.
Liz Truss MP has today welcomed the announcement from the chancellor of a new fast track loan for businesses commenting ‘This is extremely positive news, particularly offering support for sole traders and small businesses who may not have fully benefitted from other schemes.
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