Prime Minister's Trade Envoy Programme

Mike Freer Excerpts
Wednesday 11th May 2022

(1 month, 3 weeks ago)

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The Prime Minister has made a new appointment to his Trade Envoy programme. The new appointment is:

The right hon. Member for Tunbridge Wells (Greg Clark), has been appointed as Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Japan.

The new appointment will extend the total number of Trade Envoys to 37 parliamentarians, covering 77 markets. The role as a Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy is unpaid and voluntary with cross-party membership from both Houses. The broad role supports the UK’s ambitious trade and investment agenda by championing Global Britain and promoting the UK as a destination of choice for inward investment. They also support the UK’s economic recovery through the levelling up agenda, by helping business take advantage of the opportunities arising in export markets.