The spread of the coronavirus epidemic is set to derail post-Brexit trade talks between London and the EU, UK Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove admitted.
An alliance of civil society groups has delivered nearly 70,000 signatures calling on the UK government to commit to keeping controversial ‘corporate courts’ out of post-Brexit trade deals.
Some of the most controversial issues include chlorinated chicken, potassium bromate and hormones.
Corporate-led trade deals put us all in danger when it comes to tacking future health crises, writes Caroline Lucas MP.
The UK Government is in the final stages of entering into a new trade agreement with Morocco including the territory of Western Sahara, without consideration of recent EU and British court rulings, or of the people of the occupied land.
The UK will table its own free trade pact with the EU in a bid to up the ante on Brussels at next week’s second round of negotiations on post-Brexit relations.
The two sides sound quite positive and appear to agree on some technicalities in areas like transport and energy. But there are some big disagreements about some big things.
As it leaves the EU, Britain is taking a far more secretive approach to the many trade talks it is holding. Neither the public – nor even our MPs – are allowed to know what’s happening in those negotiations.
The UK and US may seek a quick deal on financial services separate from the free trade accord the two are negotiating, a British official said.
The government has not ruled out imports of US agricultural products made to lower standards than in the UK.
The UK is publishing its negotiating objectives for a free trade agreement with the United States, with talks expected to begin this month.
Lighthizer will hold preparatory talks with Truss ahead of formal negotiations on a US-UK free trade agreement.
UK vision for next phase of Brexit abandons commitments made in October alongside withdrawal agreement.
Most people are worried about meat quality standards being lowered in a future trade deal with the United States, a new survey suggests.
The EU and the U.K. are starting their first post-Brexit trade talks on Monday, in what European ministers are expecting to be “complicated” negotiations.
The Council today adopted a decision authorising the opening of negotiations for a new partnership with the UK.
Clause in negotiating mandate for Michel Barnier will create hurdle to US-UK deal.