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Tag: Britain's diplomatic network

  • Wednesday, October 31st 2018 - 08:49 UTC

    Foreign Office plans major embassy and staff expansion ahead of post-Brexit

    In comments ahead of a speech in London, Jeremy Hunt said Britain would form “an invisible chain linking the world's democracies”

    Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced on Tuesday announced a major expansion of Britain's diplomatic network around the world, five months before it leaves the European Union. For the first time, people from outside the civil service will be eligible to become ambassadors as the Foreign Office seeks to swell its numbers by almost 1,000.