UK-US Trade Investment Highlights from the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office

UK-US Trade & Investment Highlights is a report demonstrating the depth of the current commercial relationship between the UK and the US in each of the 50 States. For report click here.

100 Days of President Trump by Dentons Public Policy Team

Insights into the new Administration

BABA Member, Dentons' Public Policy team has been following every twist and turn of President Donald J. Trump's first 100 days in office so we could mark this milestone by bringing you an overview of his successes and failures; the campaign promises he's kept, broken and that remain works in progress.
The president has made prodigious use of the executive pen. We tally up and assess his executive orders and memorandums and look at how the Congressional Review Act has been used to roll back Obama Administration rules. We inventory the key executive positions that have and have not been filled, take stock of health care and immigration reform efforts, the emergence of infrastructure as a major agenda item, BAT vs. VAT, presidential brinkmanship on the trade front and bold foreign policy moves.

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Theresa May to Seek General Election in June

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced plans to call a snap general election on 8 June.

She said Britain needed certainty, stability and strong leadership following the EU referendum.
Explaining the decision, Mrs May said: "The country is coming together but Westminster is not."

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said his party wanted the election, calling it a chance to get a government that puts "the majority first".

The prime minister will refuse to take part in televised leader debates ahead of the vote, Number 10 sources said.

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British Prime Minister Calls for Elections in June Amid Brexit Fallout

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May stunned her nation and its European partners Tuesday with a call for an early national election on June 8, seeking to cement her political backing as Britain moves ahead with difficult negotiations on its break from the European Union.

The surprise announcement — made outside her office at 10 Downing Street — comes amid internal political strains over Britain’s exit, known as Brexit, and fresh moves by Scotland to potentially carve its own independent path to remain in the European Union.

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British Prime Minister Theresa May Triggers Article 50

Theresa May gave a statement in Parliament on her letter notifying the European Council President of the UK’s intention to leave the EU. March 29, 2017

Thank you Mr Speaker,

Today the government acts on the democratic will of the British people. And it acts, too, on the clear and convincing position of this House.

A few minutes ago in Brussels, the United Kingdom’s Permanent Representative to the EU handed a letter to the President of the European Council on my behalf, confirming the government’s decision to invoke Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union.

The Article 50 process is now underway. And in accordance with the wishes of the British people, the United Kingdom is leaving the European Union. 

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