David Lammy outlines Labour's foreign policy vision in a speech at Chatham House in London
Why it matters
The speech outlines Labour's vision for foreign policy and how it would differ from the current government's approach. It also highlights the party's priorities for improving relations with the EU and other international partners.
What the papers say
The Independent, New Statesman, The Guardian, BBC News
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