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star this property date less than 2017-11-22more like thismore than 2017-11-22
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Trade Agreements: Impact Assessments more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What steps his Department plans to take to provide hon. Members with economic impact assessments prior to the approval of negotiating mandates for future trade deals and to keep hon. Members informed of progress with such deals. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Houghton and Sunderland South more like this
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Bridget Phillipson more like this
unstar this property uin 902515 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-23more like thismore than 2017-11-23
star this property answer text <p>In ratifying EU free trade agreements we provide impact assessments to Parliament to enable Members from both Houses to consider the consequences of these agreements for the UK.</p><p>As outlined in the White Paper ‘Preparing for our future UK trade policy’, we remain committed to a transparent, fair, and rules-based approach to international trade. We will ensure Parliament has an appropriate role to play in the scrutiny of new UK trade treaties.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chelsea and Fulham more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Hands more like this
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less than 2017-11-23T13:49:21.7Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-23T13:49:21.7Z
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Hands more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Bridget Phillipson more like this
794168
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-23more like thismore than 2017-11-23
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Small Businesses more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What plans his Department has to support Small Business Saturday. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mid Dorset and North Poole more like this
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Michael Tomlinson more like this
unstar this property uin 902509 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-23more like thismore than 2017-11-23
star this property answer text <p>Small Business Saturday is a nation-wide grass roots campaign, celebrating small businesses across the UK. It is now in its fifth year and will take place on Saturday 2 December 2017.</p><p>DIT Ministers will be supporting this activity to promote our small businesses and their essential contribution to the UK economy.</p><p>I am hosting a roundtable in Portishead to discuss exporting issues for SMEs and to celebrate Small Business Saturday with the Department’s mobile Exporting is GREAT Hub, which many members have already used.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Somerset more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Liam Fox more like this
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less than 2017-11-23T13:39:00.203Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-23T13:39:00.203Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Liam Fox more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Michael Tomlinson more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-22more like thismore than 2017-11-22
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Exports more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What plans he has to develop an export strategy after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chippenham more like this
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Michelle Donelan more like this
unstar this property uin 902514 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-23more like thismore than 2017-11-23
star this property answer text <p>My Noble Friend the Minister of State for Trade and Export Promotion (Baroness Fairhead), will lead the creation of a new export strategy, bringing together expertise from across Government and the private sector.</p><p>This strategy will ensure that Government has the right financial, practical and promotional support in place to allow businesses to benefit from growth opportunities, generating wealth and wellbeing for the whole of the UK.</p><p>In addition, the Government will launch a targeted campaign to promote the support available from UK Export Finance (UKEF), as part of the wider GREAT campaign.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Somerset more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Liam Fox more like this
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less than 2017-11-23T13:48:06.953Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-23T13:48:06.953Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Liam Fox more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Michelle Donelan more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-23more like thismore than 2017-11-23
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Trade Bill 2017-19 more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What formal consultations he undertook with the devolved administrations and other stakeholders on the provisions of the Trade Bill before that Bill was published. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff South and Penarth more like this
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Stephen Doughty more like this
unstar this property uin 902510 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-23more like thismore than 2017-11-23
star this property answer text <p>My Rt Hon Friend the Secretary of State for International Trade met with Scottish and Welsh Government Ministers between publication of the Trade White Paper and introduction of the Trade Bill, and senior officials met their counterparts in Northern Ireland departments.</p><p> </p><p>DIT officials also spoke with each of the devolved administrations and shared draft clauses and explanatory notes prior to publication of the Bill.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chelsea and Fulham more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Hands more like this
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less than 2017-11-23T13:41:37.487Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-23T13:41:37.487Z
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Hands more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Doughty more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-23more like thismore than 2017-11-23
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Trade Agreements: Parliamentary Scrutiny more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What assessment he has made of the potential merits of bringing forward legislative proposals to establish a system better to enable parliamentary scrutiny of trade agreements. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Lothian more like this
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Martin Whitfield more like this
unstar this property uin 902512 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-23more like thismore than 2017-11-23
star this property answer text <p>As outlined in the Government’s White Paper ‘Preparing for our future UK trade policy’, we remain committed to a transparent, fair, and rules-based approach to international trade and invited views on the UK’s approach to its future trade policy.</p><p>We are reviewing responses and continue to engage with stakeholders on these issues.</p><p>After March 2019, the Government will ensure that Parliament has an appropriate role to play in the scrutiny of new UK trade treaties.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chelsea and Fulham more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Hands more like this
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less than 2017-11-23T13:43:00.277Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-23T13:43:00.277Z
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Hands more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Martin Whitfield more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-11-07more like thismore than 2016-11-07
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for International Trade: Staff more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, withy reference to the response by the Minister of State for International Trade and Investment to the Oral Question of 3 November 2016, Official Report, column 1031, and pursuant to the Answer of 13 October 2016 to Question 46432, how many (a) trade policy experts and (b) trade negotiators the Government currently employs; and how many such experts and negotiators it aims to employ by March 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol West more like this
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Thangam Debbonaire more like this
unstar this property uin 52038 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-11-14more like thismore than 2016-11-14
star this property answer text <p>The Department for International Trade already has a strong and capable trade policy team which has more than doubled in size since 23 June. Over the coming months we will be developing that team to build the world class negotiating strengths needed to deliver the best outcomes for the UK. They will have the depth and breadth of expertise to handle the full range of sectoral and cross-cutting issues that arise in trade agreements, supported by analysts and lawyers.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chelsea and Fulham more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Hands more like this
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less than 2016-11-14T16:55:12.527Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-14T16:55:12.527Z
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Hands more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-27more like thismore than 2016-10-27
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Trade Agreements more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, with which governments of non-EU countries he has discussed future trade agreements since his Department was created. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Swindon more like this
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Justin Tomlinson more like this
unstar this property uin 50688 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-11-04more like thismore than 2016-11-04
star this property answer text <p>We will take advantage of all the opportunities available to us to ensure that Britain becomes the global leader in free trade once we leave the EU. As the Prime Minister has recently said, countries including Canada, China, India, Mexico, Singapore and South Korea have already told us they would welcome talks on future free trade agreements. And we have already agreed to start scoping discussions on trade agreements with Australia. More recently, my Rt. Hon Friend the Secretary of State for International Trade announced the establishment of a UK-New Zealand trade policy dialogue that will cover market access and trade policy issues of mutual interest.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wyre Forest more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Garnier more like this
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less than 2016-11-04T13:40:24.82Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-04T13:40:24.82Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Garnier more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-17more like thismore than 2016-10-17
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Trade Agreements more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, with which countries the UK has initiated negotiations on possible bilateral trade agreements. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson more like this
unstar this property uin 48884 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-10-25more like thismore than 2016-10-25
star this property answer text <p>We recognise the need for a smooth transition as the UK leaves the EU which minimises disruption to our trading relationships. Ministers and officials in the Department for International Trade are working closely with counterparts across a wide range of markets in order to promote the UK as a great place to do business and with which to trade. We are taking advantage of all the opportunities available to us to ensure that Britain becomes the global leader in free trade once we leave the EU.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chelsea and Fulham more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Hands more like this
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less than 2016-10-25T10:50:42.907Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-25T10:50:42.907Z
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Hands more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-11-14more like thismore than 2017-11-14
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading EU External Trade more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, with which countries the EU has trade deals; and how many of those countries he has visited since taking office. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mid Sussex more like this
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Sir Nicholas Soames more like this
unstar this property uin 112931 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-20more like thismore than 2017-11-20
star this property answer text <p>A list of countries with which the European Union has trade agreements in place is available on the European Commission website: <a href="http://ec.europa.eu/trade/policy/countries-and-regions/negotiations-and-agreements/#_in-place" target="_blank">http://ec.europa.eu/trade/policy/countries-and-regions/negotiations-and-agreements/#_in-place</a></p><p>Through a combination of ministerial and official engagements, the Department for International Trade is currently engaging with all countries with which the EU has trade agreements to discuss continuity of current trading arrangements as the UK leaves the EU.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chelsea and Fulham more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Hands more like this
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less than 2017-11-20T10:57:50.747Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-20T10:57:50.747Z
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Hands more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Nicholas Soames more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-02-27more like thismore than 2017-02-27
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Trade Agreements more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, with which countries he has established trade working groups in the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ochil and South Perthshire more like this
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Ms Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh more like this
unstar this property uin 65671 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-03-02more like thismore than 2017-03-02
star this property answer text <p>Ministers and officials in the Department for International Trade are working closely with counterparts across a wide range of markets, in order to promote the UK as a great place to do business and with which to trade. We have announced nine working groups in the last 12 months: with Australia, China, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Israel, India, New Zealand, Norway, Turkey and South Korea. The GCC comprises 6 countries: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE. As the PM announced during her visit to Washington, we will also take forward high-level talks with the USA.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chelsea and Fulham more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Hands more like this
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less than 2017-03-02T13:50:14.887Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-02T13:50:14.887Z
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Hands more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Ms Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh more like this