Abena Oppong-Asare

The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office

Labour MP for Erith and Thamesmead

Standards for Imported Goods

There have been votes in Parliament on if the standards applying to imported goods should equal those applying in the United Kingdom.

Abena Oppong-Asare generally voted for requiring imported goods to meet domestic standards

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Major votes

  • On 9 Feb 2021: Abena Oppong-Asare voted not to require international trade agreements to be consistent with maintaining the NHS and the UK's levels of legal protection for human, animal or plant life or health, the environment, employment and labour, data and children and vulnerable adults online. Show vote
  • On 4 Nov 2020: Abena Oppong-Asare voted to make requiring agricultural and food imports to meet standards equivalent to domestic standards in areas including food safety, the environment and animal health, an objective when negotiating international trade agreements. Show vote
  • On 12 Oct 2020: Abena Oppong-Asare voted to require agricultural and food imports to meet or exceed relevant domestic standards. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2020: Abena Oppong-Asare voted to require imported agricultural goods to meet animal health and welfare, environmental, plant health, food safety and other standards which are at least as high as those which apply to UK produced agricultural goods. Show vote

Minor votes

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