Trade Bill: Business leaders and green NGOs urge PM to back greater scrunity of trade deals

Cecilia Keating
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The Trade Bill is set to return to Parliament on Tuesday
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The Trade Bill is set to return to Parliament on Tuesday

Groups argue that giving parliamentarians more say over trade deals will ensure proper democratic oversight of agreements that could have a big impact on the public

As the Trade Bill returns to parliament today, a coalition of business leaders and non-profits has called on the UK government to back an amendment that would allow for greater parliamentary scrutiny of...

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