Read the new report by James Cleverly and Tim Hewish on how and why we should strike free trade deals with the Commonwealth.
Commenting on the report, James Cleverly MP said:
"The government must a publish a plan to utilise the "Commonwealth Advantage" and build our trade links with the Commonwealth. A market of 2.3 billion people and some of the fastest growing economies in the world is too big an opportunity to ignore."
Tony Abbott, former Prime Minister of Australia, said:
“The best way to ensure that free trade has few losers, even in the short term, is to begin with much freer trade between likeminded countries with comparable standards of living. Free trade agreements with economically advanced Commonwealth countries are the obvious place for Britain to start.”