To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what assessment she has made of the potential effect on the operation of cumulation and rules of origin clauses in the UK-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement in the event that (a) these are not reflected in the UK-EU free trade agreement and (b) no such agreement is reached before the end of the transition period.
19 November 2020
In response to the Rt Hon. Member’s questions, I refer her to my Rt Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for International Trade’s letter of 11 November 2020 on these issues. A copy has been deposited in the House library.