To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, which of the continuity trade agreements negotiated by her Department since 2016 have been physically signed in person by (a) the Secretary of State for International Trade, (b) Ministers from her Department, (c) Ministers from other Departments, (d) civil servants from her Department and (e) civil servants from other Departments.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
26 October 2020
In under two years, HM Government has agreed trade agreements with 51 countries. The Rt Hon. Lady will know that a number of continuity trade agreements cover more than one country, however the number of continuity trade agreements physically signed by Ministers and civil servants referenced are below:
My Rt Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for International Trade: Seven
Ministers from the Department for International Trade: Five
Ministers from other departments: Three
Civil Servants from the Department for International Trade: One
Civil Servants from other departments: Six