||<p>On 28 February we published further proposals on transparency and scrutiny of FTAs.
During negotiations for future free trade agreements we will publish and lay before
Parliament a Round Report following each substantive round of negotiations. This Round
Report will also be published online in an accessible format. We will also publish
an Annual Trade Report covering progress across the full programme of negotiations.
We announced our intention to work closely with a parliamentary committee to put in
place measures to ensure effective parliamentary scrutiny throughout the process.</p><p>
</p><p>Alongside our regular engagement with stakeholders, we have set up the Strategic
Trade Advisory Group, which was recently announced. Another formal engagement mechanism
we are setting up is Expert Trade Advisory Groups. Both of these mechanisms are designed
to seek expert insight on strategic trade policy issues, including future trade agreements.
These groups will represent a variety of interests, including representatives of trade
unions and NGOs.</p>