Our new man in Paris

Lord Edward Llewellyn has taken over as British ambassador to France from Sir Julian King who is now a European commissioner. He speaks to Connexion about his new role

How do you feel about taking up the post and can you
comment on the role you expect to play with regard to Brexit
and how you feel your experience fits you well to the job?

I’m extremely honoured to have been appointed British ambassador to France, and to be taking on the leadership of our embassy team here. This is an important moment in relations between Britain and France. France is not just an ally, but our neighbour and a friend. We share so much – democratic values,
of course; our economic ties; and the fact ...

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