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New Statesman article co-authored with Professor Brendan Simms, 'Why Britain Matters in Europe’:

For centuries the United Kingdom has played different roles across Europe, as trading partner, military ally and deadly adversary. Yet nowhere has the relationship been more prolonged and pivotal than in the Baltic Sea. From the heights of medieval trade with the region to its role today as a base for Nato troops, British interests are rooted in Europe’s north-eastern periphery.

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BBC Politics Live: Jo Coburn is live in Brighton at the Labour Party Conference. She is joined by shadow health secretary Jonathan Ashworth and former home secretary Charles Clarke.

Charles participated in the 30th Economic Forum at Karpacz in Poland participating in a discussion panel on ‘Migration in Times of Plague’. Source:

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