As British headlines daily question Britain's role in the new world order, Lord Howell of Guildford presents a timely retrospective of collected essay sthat present an overarching view of the role of the Commonwealth in modern global history.
These farsighted essays, many featured in the mainstream media over the years, are edited here with fresh insights that present a well-informed proposal for a reinvigorated Commonwealth and a new paradigm in the way Britain sees its global position for the future.
Lord David Howell of Guildford was first elected as a MP in 1966. He was Margaret Thatchers first Secretary of State for Energy and later became Secretary of State for Transport. In 2000 he became Chairman of the British Institute for Energy Economics and in 2003 he became Chairman of the Windsor Energy Group. He is the only Minister to have served in Heath, Thatcher and Cameron Administrations. His previous books include Out of the Energy Labyrinth.