James Cleverly responds, on behalf of the Government, to a debate on the Integrated Review which will define and strengthen our position as an independent actor on the global stage and how we will back this up with action to secure our interests and defend our values.
James was appointed Secretary of State for the Home Department on 13 November 2023.
He had served as Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs since September 2022, having previously served as Secretary of State for Education, Minister for Europe at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), Minister for Middle East and North Africa and as joint Minister of State in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and the Department for International Development.
For details of his areas of responsibility visit his page on the Home Office section of the UK Government website.
James Cleverly leads a debate on regulations that rollover existing EU sanctions regimes into UK law and tells MPs that the UK now has an independent sanctions policy to support our foreign policy and national security interests, so the UK can use sanctions to act as a force for good in the world.