Podcast: How to Respond to a Trump Visit to the UK?

Donald Trump holds hands with UK Prime Minister Theresa May at the White House, January 2017

The spectre of a possible visit by Donald Trump continues to hang over the UK, with the May Government still holding out an official invitation but not making any move to encourage Trump’s acceptance.

Meanwhile, chatter has revived about a Trump appearance, probably in conjunction with the opening of the new US Embassy complex in London in January.

Dr Clodagh Harrington of De Montfort University, one of our partners in The Trump Project, spoke with BBC Leicester on Thursday about the situation and how Trump should be treated if he steps foot in Britain.

Listen to Discussion

I think Trump needs to come. And I think people need to demonstrate their displeasure and their disquiet by taking to the streets. I think that’s the most powerful thing that people could do — a massive show of what the UK thinks of him.

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