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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-20more like thismore than 2018-11-20
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Economic Partnership Agreements 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 reference to paragraph 10 of the draft explanatory memorandum to the Draft European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Economic Partnership Agreements and Trade Agreement) (Eastern and Southern Africa States, Southern African Development Community States, Ghana and Ecuador) Order 2018 published in July 2018, what assessment he has made of criticisms of economic partnership agreements. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central more like this
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Bill Esterson more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-23more like thismore than 2018-11-23
star this property answer text <p>Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) are development-focused trade agreements which aim to promote increased trade and investment and thereby contribute to sustainable development and poverty reduction.</p><p> </p><p>I am satisfied that criticism raised during the negotiation of the EPAs is addressed in the agreements. For example, concerns about potential impact of competition with EU goods is addressed in various ways, including the provision of a wide range of safeguards to protect African domestic products for fledgling industries or for food security.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Meon Valley more like this
star this property answering member printed George Hollingbery more like this
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less than 2018-11-23T14:04:53.39Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-23T14:04:53.39Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir George Hollingbery more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson remove filter