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United States: UK Relationship

Volume 688: debated on Tuesday 9 January 2007

asked Her Majesty's Government:

How they describe their relationship with the Government of the United States; and what is the basis of this description. [HL1064]

The Government describe their relationship with the Government of the United States as crucial. The United States is and will remain a close ally of the UK, and a key partner for achieving the UK's international objectives. We are bound to the United States not only by our close historical ties, but also by our shared commitment to democracy, human rights, global prosperity and international security.