Policy Updates


BABC-PNW Supports Legislation to Create a Tourism Marketing Program in WA State

As an international organization working to promote strong business and cultural ties between the UK and Washington state, BABC-PNW believes it is important to continue investing in tourism, particularly international tourism, helping to support our Pacific Northwest region and its communities. We recently submitted our letter of support for SB 5251 / HB 1123, which would effectively create a Washington State Tourism Marketing Program.

Just Released: Moving Forward - The future of the UK-US economic relationship

Just released... BABC and BAB paper on the future of the UK-US Economic relationship. Learn about the 10 areas that are recommended starting points for collaboration as a new chapter in the US-UK economic relationship is opened; a relationship that is important for the prosperity for our economies, companies and citizens. 

British Embassy UK-US Trade & Investment Reports

UK-US Trade & Investment Highlights are reports demonstrating the depth of the current commercial relationship between the UK and the US in each of the 50 states.

BAB CEO Discusses UK-US Free Trade Deal on BBC World Business Report

On 30th January, BAB CEO Jeffries Briginshaw spoke to the BBC World Service Radio's 'World Business Report' to discuss which sectors stand to gain the most from a potential US-UK trade deal. Tune in at minute 5:55 to listen to the segment here.

UK Government Publishes Brexit White Paper

The UK government published its Brexit White Paper, providing Parliament and the country with a clear vision of what they are seeking to achieve in negotiating exit from, and a new partnership with, the European Union.