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My Speech at the Freedom Ball

Good evening ladies and gentlemen, Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress. I would like to start by thanking Foreign Minister Tomáš Petříček for choosing London as the venue for this prestigious event marking the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution.

Thetford business bouyant about overseas trade deals

Liz Truss, South West Norfolk Conservative Parliamentary candidate and Secretary of State for Trade, this week visited Fotolec Technologies Ltd in Thetford. The company specialise in lighting solutions and coatings for industry.

Norfolk farms to benefit from increase in seasonal workers

This week the Prime Minister has announced plans to allow fruit and vegetable farmers to hire up to 10,000 workers from outside the EU. Farmers from across South West Norfolk have been pressing the government for an expansion of the current scheme of 2500 in 2019, to be increased.

My Interview with the Yorkshire Evening Post

Returning for the city where she spent several years of her childhood, attending Roundhay School and “hanging around in Roundhay Park”, she yesterday toured local businesses extolling the opportunities for post-Brexit global trade.

Bright future for Scottish trade outside EU - The Press and Journal

Since taking on the role of International Trade Secretary I have strived to set out my vision for future trade.

I believe in free trade and breaking down barriers to give people in Britain and across the world the opportunity and freedom to get on in life.

My Speech at the Financial Times' Women at the Top event

This is an issue that I have been passionate about since I was a girl and I was presented with a ‘Junior Air Hostess’ badge on the plane by KLM and my brothers were given ‘Junior Pilot Badges’ and I thought “that is unfair” and that is what radicalised me.

DfT announce Ely rail scheme as one to develop

The Department for Transport this week published their Autumn Update of rail enhancements programmes. Within the document,  the Ely Area Enhancement Capacity has progressed through as a scheme to develop.