The most important trading relationship for the UK post-Brexit, with far reaching implications for UK public policy, will be that with the EU.
Modern trade and investment deals cover almost every aspect of daily life - this makes them everybody’s business
Trade rules must promote decent living standards and a healthy environment for all, not a global race to the bottom that exploits the world's poorest
There has been consistent resistance to service trade agreements as some see them as corporate protection at the expense of the poor
Trade rules govern areas of the economy, from energy to transport to agriculture, that are at the heart of the climate change problem
EU trade and investment policy is an area where the EU has exclusive powers to set the rules for all Member States
An alternative trade vision that is democratic and transparent, promotes human rights, workers rights and the environment ending market fundamentalism
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