Liam Fox is Board of Trade's only official member

From BBC - October 12, 2017

Liam Fox had better not be late for meetings of the UK government's new Board of Trade - because he is its only official member.

The international trade secretary's role was confirmed earlier by his department, as the Board met for the first time, in Bristol.

An official was quick to say "it's not just Liam Fox sitting in a room on his own", adding that would be "peculiar".

Full membership, it seems, is restricted to Privy Counsellors.


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