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Trade Bill - Committee (2nd Day) (Continued)

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 9:00 pm on 23rd January 2019.

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Photo of Lord Bates Lord Bates The Minister of State, Department for International Development 9:00 pm, 23rd January 2019

Yes, and my noble friend Lord Lansley touched on this point. He talked about the treatment of different countries. We work from a World Bank list and an OECD DAC list of the least developed countries. As countries graduate—which is a normal procedure—they need to move to other agreements as well.