Trade Negotiations: Human Rights

Part of Business and Trade – in the House of Commons at on 14 September 2023.

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Photo of Kenny MacAskill Kenny MacAskill Alba, East Lothian

As trade talks continue with many countries that have deplorable human rights records and as discussions continue with India, will the Minister ensure that we receive binding commitments on human rights—particularly in relation to labour practices—rather than simply warm words, and that discussions continue with NGOs, which are well placed, and often better placed than the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, on what is going on?