“It’s very difficult to put it into words. The special relationship is something that almost exists without having to define it and the bonds between the United States of America and the United Kingdom have always been strong,” said Evans who was speaking on a visit to Florida.
“Huge numbers of British people take holidays in (the U.S.), the trade between America and the United Kingdom has always been immense.
“As we have been fighting side by side in Iraq and Afghanistan and other parts of the world over the years has shown the common bonds that are so strong between the United States and the United Kingdom.
“I’m proud, I’m delighted,” he added. “The bonds are there, they are very strong. It’s difficult to say why they are so strong, but they are as strong now as they have ever been.”
Evans, a member of David Cameron’s ruling Conservative Party, was elected one of three deputy speakers in 2010. For the two-to-three hours a day he chairs the House he has to maintain a strictly non-partisan role. But outside that, Evans can get involved in the rough and tumble of British politics.
He said that following the turmoil that has gripped Greece and other European Union countries, is now highly unlikely that Britain will ever dump the pound sterling and join the Euro zone.
“For a start there would have to be a referendum,” he said. “And the British people would never vote to ditch the pound.
“Britain’s grateful that we never joined the Euro 15 years ago,” he said, adding that then- Prime Minister Tony Blair was keen on the idea once the circumstances were right.
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