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Foreign Relations

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 157610, tabled on 26 June 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with which other government departments he is coordinating British soft power for global Britain.

Answered on

3 July 2018

‚ÄčThe National Security Capability Review 2018 recommended the creation of a cross-government soft power strategy. The FCO is leading the development of this strategy, working with Departments across Whitehall including Department for International Trade, Department for International Development, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Home Office, Ministry of Defence, Her Majesty's Treasury, Cabinet Office, Department for Exiting the European Union, Department for Education, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Ministry for Justice and Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.