Power shifts to foreign office

William Hague’s first major speech as British foreign secretary last week was seen by those in the foreign office as a sign that what they perceived as a power shift from their department to Downing Street was to be reversed.

3rd July, 2010

William Hague’s first major speech as British foreign secretary last week was seen by those in the foreign office as a sign that what they perceived as a power shift from their department to Downing Street was to be reversed.

‘‘A distinctive British foreign policy that is active in Europe and across the world; that builds up British engagement in the parts of the globe where opportunities as well as threats increasingly lie;...

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