UK General Election 2015: Foreign Policy Challenges

Chatham House experts explore the foreign policy challenges and choices that face the new UK government and the international implications of the British election.

Foreign Policy Opportunities

A series of expert comments makes recommendations for how the new UK government can make a positive contribution across a range of international issues. A Chatham House report drawing together and building on these ideas will be published later this year.

Debate Series with The World Tonight

As debate continues over future levels of spending on defence and development aid, the UK's future relationship with Europe, and how to respond to instability in the Middle East and on Europe’s borders, the institute convened a series of events in partnership with BBC Radio 4's The World Tonight.

UK Foreign Policy Working Group

Since May 2014, the UK Foreign Policy Working Group, comprising MPs, analysts and senior commentators, has met regularly to consider the UK’s strategic priorities. Summaries and podcasts from past events are available below.

The Chatham House-YouGov Survey: Public Opinion on International Affairs

The fourth edition of the Chatham House-YouGov survey, published in January 2015, found significant public support for the UK to pursue an ambitious international agenda.

Latest Video: What Battles Lie Ahead for Cameron?

Robin Niblett speaks with PBS Newshour about the UK election results, the challenges facing David Cameron in his second turn as prime minister, and how the new lineup affects relations with the US.