Liam Fox

Liam Fox’s Conservative conference speech, full text

3 October 2017 15:13

OK. It’s time for some optimism. It doesn’t seem like a year since we last met together in Birmingham. When…

David Davis is heading for a tragic failure of his own making

8 September 2017 12:03

Stephen Bush of the New Statesman asked a good question the other day. Why do people who hate what Boris Johnson…

Cabinet ministers deserve to be roasted for giving this chicken story legs

26 July 2017 11:32

Don’t Liam Fox and Michael Gove know how to use Skype? Just as the Cabinet finally start to reach agreement…

Cabinet agreement on Brexit doesn’t equal Tory harmony

24 July 2017 19:15

What’s the most significant thing that Liam Fox has said today, as he begins talks with the US on a…

Sunday shows round-up: Jeremy Cobyn tries to explain away his student debt troubles

23 July 2017 16:26

Jeremy Corbyn – I did not make a commitment to write off student debt This morning Jeremy Corbyn became the…

Liam Fox’s ungentlemanly conduct

25 March 2017 9:00

Ever since the 56 SNP MPs descended on Westminster following the 2015 general election, they have been criticised for failing…

How many deals will the Department for International Trade have signed by 2020?

10 March 2017 10:05

Liam Fox has (for a change) unfairly become the subject of much mockery this week, over his department’s plans for…

Liam Fox comes to the defence of his ‘headless chickens’

1 February 2017 12:04

Of all the departments focussing on Brexit, it’s Liam Fox’s department that most regularly bears the brunt of unwanted publicity — whether…

When Liam Fox gave up his hand

4 January 2017 10:06

As No.10 reels from Ivan Rogers’ resignation letter in which he accuses Theresa May’s government of ‘muddled thinking’, Liam Fox…

Wanted: Good press for Liam Fox

29 November 2016 16:31

Of all the government departments, it’s the Department for International Trade that manages to find itself in the firing line…

Liam Fox throws the book at civil servants

15 November 2016 15:10

Although Theresa May is adamant that she will trigger Article 50 come what March, today’s Times splash suggests otherwise. A ‘leaked’ memo…

Norway never said ‘nei’ to Liam Fox

11 October 2016 20:19

Being half-Norwegian, I can rarely find anyone in Westminster to discuss the Norwegian papers with. But Monday’s front page of…

The three Europhiles take on the three Brexiteers

11 October 2016 12:52

Today it was a case of the ghosts of governments past as George Osborne, Michael Heseltine and Vince Cable were…

Liam Fox looks towards the sunny world of Brexit Britain

3 October 2016 18:28

This afternoon’s session of speeches at the Tory conference might best be described as the ‘Why My Department Exists’ section.…

Full text: Liam Fox’s conference speech

3 October 2016 16:44

There was a time when the terms ‘Britain’ and ‘trade’ would have been almost synonymous. For over two centuries we…

Listen: Liam Fox savages Nick Clegg at Tory conference

2 October 2016 23:30

On Sunday afternoon both Boris Johnson and David Davis gave speeches on Brexit in the main hall at Conservative conference.…

Chris Grayling suggests Britain will leave the customs union

2 October 2016 13:20

Good news for Liam Fox. It looks as though the Secretary for International Trade may have a job after all. After No.10…

Theresa May’s Brexit silence isn’t going down well

30 September 2016 10:29

Theresa May has said she won’t be providing a ‘running commentary’ on Brexit. That refusal, the Prime Minister insisted, was…

Liam Fox doesn’t have a job – he just doesn’t know it yet, says Nick Clegg

13 September 2016 15:47

Given the fragile egos of Theresa May’s three Brexiteers — Boris Johnson, Liam Fox and David Davis — Mr S…

The Brexiteers will always blame everything but Brexit

13 September 2016 10:27

The worst men always find themselves in others. If they are instinctive liars, they accuse their opponents of lying. If…

Liam Fox is giving a speech on the economy to the IEA today. Picture: Getty

Liam Fox confirms that Britain now has a nationalist government

11 September 2016 13:42

Unlike the boss, I thought Liam Fox’s comments on fat and lazy British businesses that could be exporting more but aren’t because, well, an…

Liam Fox is right: we need to talk about Britain’s trade problem

10 September 2016 13:44

When Theresa May appointed three of the most outspoken and free-minded Brexiteers to her Cabinet, her fellow Remainers were delighted.…

Let’s not overhype a free trade deal with Australia

7 September 2016 8:34

The best thing to say about the UK kicking off preliminary trade talks with Australia is that they’re a start. In…

Listen: Liam Fox boasts of Foreign Office land grab

22 August 2016 12:25

For weeks there have been reports of simmering tensions between Theresa May’s three Brexiteers. After the Prime Minister appointed David…

The 17.4 Million Committee must be launched, urgently

20 August 2016 8:00

When it was reported that Liam Fox and Boris Johnson are already squabbling about who should be in charge of…