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The EU and the Commonwealth: The UK’s Place in Both

Chatham House London, UK

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The Rt Hon Hugo Swire MP, Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Chair: Dr Robin Niblett CMG, Director, Chatham House


In the midst of the debate over the EU referendum, the notion has been put forward that UK membership of the EU is detrimental to the Commonwealth and that there must be a ‘choice’ between the two. The minister of state for the Commonwealth, the Rt Hon Hugo Swire MP, will set out his views on these arguments.