PM in India for big trade push

David Cameron is in Mumbai to head up the largest trade delegation taken overseas by a Prime Minister and to "open doors for British business" in India.

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David Cameron's top tips: exercise and delegate

David Cameron tries to jog once a week. Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Archive/Press Association Images

David Cameron has revealed that exercising and delegating are the secrets to leading the country.

Speaking at a Q&A session in Mumbai today, he said: “In terms of how I try to keep body and soul together, I try to stay a little bit fit.

"So I try to go for a run a week, I try to play a game of tennis every week and I try not to go to bed too late.

"Like all these things, that doesn't always work, but the most important thing is to have a very good team around you to make sure you can delegate and have a team you can work with and get things done for you.”


Cameron: We have a 'special relationship' with India

David Cameron has rejected suggestions that India has snubbed his desire to form a “special relationship” between the two countries, despite Prime Minister Manmohan Singh yet to visit Cameron in the UK.

I think the basis for that special relationship and partnership is absolutely there.

This is going to be the third largest economy in the world by 2030 and I want to make sure it is British firms that are helping to build those hospitals, construct those roads, provide those universities, and we want a real exchange between our countries.

This is a fast-growing economy, it is going to be one of the stars of the future. We have got to get in there early and that is what British firms are doing.

– David Cameron, speaking in Mumbai

David Cameron meets workers in Mumbai

Prime Minister David Cameron holds a Q&A session with Unilever employees at their headquarters in Mumbai Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/Press Association Images
Cameron is heading the largest trade mission ever to travel overseas with a Prime Minister. Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/Press Association Images
Cameron wants investment into India to be made easier. Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/Press Association Images


Cameron: An open Indian economy 'better for UK business'

Speaking to workers at the Mumbai headquarters of the Anglo-Dutch Unilever group, David Cameron added:

Britain is one of the most open, easy-to-invest-in countries in the world. We are incredibly welcoming. I am very proud of the fact that it is an Indian company, Tata, that makes the Jaguars and Land Rovers that are taking the world by storm. They also roll most of our steel and own Tetley Tea - and you don't get any more British than Tetley Tea.

I am very proud of that. Britain is an open economy and we encourage that investment. I think, in return, we should be having a conversation about opening up the Indian economy, making it easier to do business here, allowing insurance and banking companies to do more foreign direct investment into the Indian economy.

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