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Row over 'petty' UK diplomatic treatment of EU ambassador

In The News, 21 January 2021
David Lidington, a former Conservative de facto deputy prime minister who now chairs the RUSI defence think tank, added he really hoped the government won’t "pick a fight on this". He warned it could set a "bad precedent" for regimes that "hate EU ambassadors speaking up for human rights defenders".

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The Rt Hon Sir David Lidington KCB CBE

David Lidington served as MP for Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, for more than 27 years until he stepped down from the House of... read more