Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, Member of Parliament for South West Norfolk
Next Wednesday the UK Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership will be debated in Parliament. For the 1st time in almost 50 years Parliament will debate a trade deal struck by as an independent trading nation.👇
Another important trade deal agreed today with Kenya It guarantees continuity for UK business & lays groundwork for a stronger trading relationship in the future
Today @BorisJohnson announced a new Office for Investment - core to attracting & retaining foreign investment. Alongside our trade agreements, inward investment will be crucial to creating more jobs and prosperity across the UK. 👉
Free trade has lifted billions out of poverty. It helps businesses grow, economies thrive and drives human progress. That’s why the government will continue preferential access on goods from developing countries. Details here 👇
Great meeting with @ranil & our counterparts at Brazil JETCO, strengthening future ties We've removed barriers on nearly £140m in exports through: 👉Recognition for our fisheries 👉Opportunities for financial services 👉Export Health Certificates
Today the UK and #Canada have agreed a vital trade continuity agreement. This deal means: ✅ certainty for businesses and industry ✅ a foundation for a new, advanced trade deal ✅ and brings us one step closer to joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership. #CanadaDealDeal
The UK and Canada share a history, a culture and democratic values. More trade between our countries can only strengthen our bonds. Looking forward to working with @mary_ng on the next phase of our trade relationship. We’re just getting started.
Watch the moment we agreed our deal in principle with @BorisJohnson, @JustinTrudeau and @mary_ng. Looking forward to getting back to the negotiating table in 2021 for an even more ambitious deal. Thanks to the @tradegovuk and @CanadaTrade teams for all their great work.