UK trade legislation

Customs and trade bills sail through Commons amidst national custom union and trade-remedy debate
Brexit & UK trade UK trade legislation

Customs and trade bills sail through Commons amidst national custom union and trade-remedy debate

British MPs voted down two attempts by Labour frontbenchers to stop legislation on a new customs regime and trade policy powers to wind their way through Parliament in London. This comes despite a vigorous debate on both the content and constitutional arrangements around trade policy in Britain post-Brexit.   On …

Brexit & UK trade UK trade legislation

UK Labour pledges ‘soft’ approach to Brexit

Britain’s opposition Labour Party has set out its general approach to Britain’s planned exit from the European Union as part of the country’s upcoming general election. The focus is on staying as closely tied to the EU’s single market as possible, and prioritising trade with the EU.   “We believe in building a new relationship with …