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Speech by Ambassador Brummell at Forum on Romania’s competitiveness

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

'In the greatest changes that the EU has experienced over the last 40 years, the UK played a central role. We pushed to create a real Single Market. We pushed for the Eastwards expansion of the EU to countries like Romania, bringing freedom and prosperity to more Europeans than ever before. In the coming years, we will be pushing again for changes to complete the EU Single Market, destroy red tape and free up entrepreneurial initiatives. We hope Romania can be a partner of choice is this area. These developments are very important for Romania too.'