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Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

Question for Prime Minister

UIN 41358, tabled on 28 June 2016

To ask the Prime Minister, whether he opposed the provisional implementation of the proposed EU-Canada trade agreement at the EU Council on 28 and 29 June 2016.

Answered on

5 July 2016

No. The UK supports this EU-Canada agreement. The President of the European Commission updated the European Council on ongoing trade negotiations. A comprehensive discussion by the Council on trade will take place at the forthcoming October meeting as set out in the European Council Conclusions, copies of which are available in the Libraries of the House.

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Prime Minister