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Britain’s Place in the World

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:42 pm on 15th October 2019.

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Photo of Alok Sharma Alok Sharma The Secretary of State for International Development 2:42 pm, 15th October 2019

I want to continue.

When we leave the EU, there will be opportunities across the world. As my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister said yesterday, this Conservative Government will ensure that the United Kingdom continues to play a leading role in global affairs, defending our interests, promoting our values, and seizing those opportunities.