‘Global Britain’? The case of Chinese finance in the City of London

By Sarah Hall, University of Nottingham ‘Global Britain’ has emerged as a key discourse; a set of nascent policies; as well as a framework to support a reorientation in trade beyond the EU in post Brexit Britain. The phrase was used by the government shortly after the 2016 Brexit referendum by the then Prime Minister, Theresa May, who used term to reflect “our ambitious vision for Britain after Brexit”. More recently, in the...