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Trade Bill - Committee (4th Day)

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 6:15 pm on 4th February 2019.

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Moved by Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb

75: After Clause 6, insert the following new Clause—“Objective to reform WTO procedures (1) It shall be an objective of an appropriate authority representing the United Kingdom in meetings of the World Trade Organisation to ensure that the World Trade Organisation modifies its procedures in a way which secures the supremacy of international treaties arrived at under the auspices of the United Nations over trade agreements not arrived at under the auspices of the United Nations.(2) The Secretary of State must lay before each House of Parliament at least once in each calendar year following the commencement of this section a report on any progress made in achieving the objective under subsection (1).”