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What the public really thinks about “global Britain”

Polling tells us that attitudes are more nuanced than government slogans suggest

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox. Photo: Jonathan Brady/PA Archive/PA Images

As President Trump continues his state visit, it serves as a reminder that our relationships with the outside world matter enormously but are the object of significant domestic contestation. The idea of “Global Britain” has in fact been a central, if underdeveloped, element of the government’s attempt to define a role for the country post-Brexit. To date, however, relatively little attention seems to have been paid to what the British public think the concept could or should mean. So…

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