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Trade Agreements: Human Rights

Question for Department for International Trade

UIN 905375, tabled on 3 September 2020

What recent discussions she has had with UK trade partners on including clauses on human rights in future trade agreements.

Answered on

3 September 2020

While our approach to negotiations will vary between partners, it will always allow HM Government to have open discussions on a range of important issues, including human rights. We have a strong history of safeguarding rights globally and will not compromise our high standards in trade agreements.

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