Uncertainty over the impact of the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership is a "growing source of anxiety" among health workers, nurses’ leaders have warned.
While it would be wrong to say that the TTIP will lead to the wholesale privatisation of public services, it would potentially constrain governments’ ability to reverse past policy decisions to open up public services to competition as this would become a treaty-based commitment.
Across the world, countries from South Africa to Ecuador are ripping up agreements like this one. Make your voice heard on 11 October. #NoTTIP.
Occupy Democracy is organising a time limited occupation from the 17th - 26th October to debate the flaws in the UK’s democracy, such as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
Campaigners urge British government to amend ‘secret agreement’ that would allow Canadian companies new powers over government decisions
The leader of the UK’s biggest union has written to all British MEPs urging them to vote against a controversial EU-US trade deal if the NHS is not exempted.
The NHS is not safe from the effects of the controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal, ministers have admitted.
UK Government has hit back at critics of a new trade deal, insisting it will create jobs, increase wages and boost the UK economy by £10 billion a year.
Thousands of people across Britain on Saturday protested against the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the EU and US.
Despite government claims that public services will be protected from the EU’s free trade agreement with the US, 42% of British people don’t trust them to protect the NHS from privatisation.
Whatever the outcome of the independence referendum on 18 September, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership could force Scotland to adopt a system that allows US multinationals to provide public services.
Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is planning a campaign to stop British food standards being lowered to allow American food imports pumped full of pesticides and hormones into the UK under TTIP.
More than two-thirds of voters in 13 battleground constituencies want to see the NHS safeguarded from a new trade deal that critics say threatens to make the privatisation of UK health services permanent.
The UK-Colombia Bilateral Investment Treaty that was ratified by the House of Commons on 10 July 2014 poses grave risks to the achievement of human rights and the successful implementation of agreements currently being made in the peace dialogues between the FARC guerrilla and the Colombian Government in Havana.
People’s NHS sent Paul Giles, who was recently diagnosed with cancer, to Brussels to learn how TTIP would affect the UK’s National Health Service. What could possibly have gone wrong.
Unions claim the NHS is under threat by the giant US-EU trade agreement known as TTIP despite assurances from negotiators that it was exempt.
The United Kingdom’s Parliament was expected to ratify an international investment treaty with Colombia Thursday that critics claim jeopardizes Colombian reform attempts and the future of the South American nation’s ongoing peace process with the FARC rebel group, reported the The Guardian newspaper.
Human rights groups say agreement to protect British investors empowers multinational firms and endangers land reform
Although these deals are known as free trade agreements, they are only concerned with freedom for capital, explains Polly Jones of World Development Movement
Short video on TTIP, promoting the UK’s #noTTIP day of action on 12th July 2014