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Trade and Agriculture Commission: Public Appointments

Question for Department for International Trade

UIN HL8032, tabled on 10 September 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to widen the membership of the Trade and Agriculture Commission to include representatives from (1) animal welfare groups, and (2) environmental groups.

Answered on

24 September 2020

Membership of the Trade and Agriculture Commission was announced by my Rt Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for International Trade on 10 July.

Beyond the membership of the Commission itself, there are ways for relevant representatives to engage with and contribute to the work of the Commission, most notably as part of three technical working groups that have now been established around the themes of competitiveness, consumers and standards.

Further details on the terms of reference and membership of the Commission can be found on (