Conservative MP for Tonbridge and Malling and chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee
We need to look at how we engage with both partners and those who challenge us as we face up to the changing foreign policy challenges of the 2020s, writes Tom Tugendhat MP
The FCO is being short-changed. We must restore its value as the hub of British foreign policy and bring trade and aid under its control, writes Tom Tugendhat MP
Those who abuse the media must be publicly shamed, and even targeted with sanctions by the FCO, even if they are governments, writes Foreign Affairs Select Committee Chair, Tom Tugendhat MP.
The maximum sentence for child cruelty must be extended. It’s time we gave judges discretion to award an appropriate penalty for this heinous offence, writes Tom Tugendhat
Tonbridge and Malling MP Tom Tugendhat writes ahead of his Adjournment debate on the effect of M26 road closures, having recently discovered that works on the M26 had begun without consultation with the local community or Kent MPs.
Stripped of its responsibility for aid and trade, and having lost out in a tug-of-war with the Cabinet Office, the Foreign Office hasn’t been in charge of foreign policy for many years. With new threats emerging and the old international order creaking, we urgently need a revolution at the heart of government, writes Tom Tugendhat
The Conservative MP, Tom Tugendhat, describes how his new All Party Group - Public Legal Education - aims to make the justice system more inclusive by promoting citizens' ‘legal capability.’