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Le Grand Depart: Getting Britain and France on their Bikes

3 July 2014

In the immediate run up to the Grand Depart of the Tour de France the FBC brought together a group of French and British experts from cities as diverse as Paris, Brest, Strasbourg, Exeter, Rouen and Nottingham  to discuss ways of promoting everyday cycling.  

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Transatlantic Free trade: The final push.

13 October 2014

British, French and US perspectives on a TTIP agreement with Pascal Lamy, Former Director General of the WTO, Sir Peter Ricketts British Ambassador to France and Sylvie Bermann, newly appointed French Ambassador to the UK.

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Thanks to Raytheon for its support..


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Bonnie Greer and Clive Myrie show their support for the “Bridge Generation”

Former FBC member Bonnie Greer, writer and the Chancellor of Kingston University, and FBC member and BBC journalist, Clive Myrie, were invited to the Foreign  and Commonwealth Office as special guests to the closing ceremony of the Civil Service Fast Stream: Summer Diversity Internship Programme. Each gave an inspiring motivational speech and shared their experience with this year's interns from the programme.

The FBC would like to extend a very warm welcome to H.E Sylvie Bermann, the new French Ambassador to the UK. Here, the Ambassador talks about arriving in London to her new post

Delighted that the RT Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP, Secretary of State for Transport will deliver the closing speech of the FBC and French Chamber of Commerce Transport Conference

Here Transport Minister Robert Goodwill talks to the FBC about the importance of cycling and impact of le Grand Depart in the UK 

We are pleased to announce that Sir Peter Ricketts, British Ambassador to France has joined the council as a member

Congratulations to the FBC's Secretary-General, Ann Kenrick who has  been awarded the Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite by the President of France, François Hollande.

The Rt Hon David Lidington, Minister for Europe, talks about the FBC and his French counterpart,Thierry Repentindescribes the FBC as the cornerstone of Franco-British relations. 


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