Lord Howell talks to the JTC about the future of the Commonwealth

The Jubilee Time Capsule recently interviewed the Rt Hon Lord David Howell.  Lord Howell is currently Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, having been appointed on 14th May 2010.

From 1987-1997 Lord Howell was Chairman of the UK House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee and in his Jubilee Time Capsule entry Lord Howell recalls the Committee’s inquiry (1995-1996) into the future role of the Commonwealth.  Its report The Future of the Commonwealth was published on 27th March 1996.

Lord Howell talks about the discussions during the enquiry, the findings of the report and being asked to be Minister for the Commonwealth by the UK Prime Minister in 2010.

To watch the interview please visit the Jubilee Time Capsule website.

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