Britain and Australia share so much: A language, a head of state, and a system of common law. Our soldiers have fought and died on the battlefields of Europe in defence of liberty, democracy and the equal protection of every citizen under the law.
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.
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