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Jessica Toale

Jessica Toale is the executive director of the Centre for Development Results and former political advisor to two shadow secretaries of state for international development. She also co-ordinates the Fabian Society International Group.

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Are we ready for an Asian future?

Jessica Toale

This week, Theresa May set out her 12 principles for Brexit. She pledged that Britain outside the European Union will be a “great, global trading nation” that is “respected around the world and strong, confident and united at home”. Fast-growing economies in Asia will be a key part of this strategy. George Osborne famously ramped up the…

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Opportunities with China

Jessica Toale

As the UK seeks to build stronger bilateral relationships in the aftermath of the vote to leave the European Union, China has been top of the list. George Osborne famously ramped up the UK’s relationship with China and heralded the beginning of a new golden era of UK-China relations. The UK was fast to support…

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Shifting the debate

Jessica Toale

Kicking off a Fabian Review series on the refugee crisis, Jessica Toale says Labour must do more to shift the debate This week Theresa May spoke at the UN summit on refugees and migrants. The world is facing the greatest refugee crisis in its history with 65 million people displaced globally, yet May asserted her…