7 November 2017, 17:00
Responding to the Government’s Brexit trade bill published today, Traidcraft Exchange’s trade expert, Matt Grady said:
“Attempting to bypass Parliament and replicate EU trade agreements with developing countries without full public scrutiny sets a worrying precedent. Trade agreements impact across society and are too important to be viewed as mere technical exercises.”
For more information or to interview Matt Grady contact Tom Sharman: email@example.com or 07757 753 318
Notes for editors:
- Traidcraft Exchange brings people together to fight injustice in trade and free people from poverty. We work closely with our sister organisation: the specialist fair trade company Traidcraft plc. Traidcraft Exchange is a registered charity, no.1048752.
- Traidcraft Exchange’s proposals for Post-Brexit trade for developing countries can be found here: http://www.traidcraft.co.uk/media/93242c6b-a9d9-4e15-bbbb-481c89989d0d
- The Government’s trade bill can be found here: https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/bills/cbill/2017-2019/0122/18122.pdf