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Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Trade Agreements: South Korea (20 Sep 2017)

Greg Hands: The UK Government is committed to seeking continuity in its current trade and investment relationships, including those covered by EU free trade agreements or other EU preferential arrangements. The UK-Korea Trade Working Group, which was established in December 2016, will discuss tackling barriers to trade and investment, wider global trade issues and how to ensure continuity for businesses,...

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Trade Agreements: South Korea (20 Sep 2017)

Greg Hands: The Department engages widely with businesses, representative bodies, civil society, and other stakeholders, and will continue to do so as it works with trading partners to seek continuity in current trade and investment relationships.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Trade Agreements: South Korea (20 Sep 2017)

Greg Hands: Total trade between the UK and South Korea in goods and services has increased to approximately £11bn in 2015, from £6bn in 2010 when the EU-Korea Free Trade Agreement was signed. The UK Government is committed to seeking continuity in its current trade and investment relationships, including those covered by EU free trade agreements or other EU preferential arrangements. Sources...

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Trade Agreements (20 Sep 2017)

Greg Hands: The UK Government is committed to seeking continuity in its current trade and investment relationships, including those covered by EU Free Trade Agreements or other EU preferential arrangements. Our objective is to provide continuity for UK businesses as we leave the European Union.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Department for International Trade: Pay (20 Sep 2017)

Greg Hands: The Department for International Trade (DIT) became a legal entity and an employer in its own right on 9th November 2016. The first pay award by DIT is for the 2016/17 financial year and the award for grades below SCS (Senior Civil Servants) has not yet been finalised. The overall pay increase for SCS staff for 2016/2017 was 1% in line with Cabinet Office and Treasury guidelines.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Foreign Investment in UK (20 Sep 2017)

Greg Hands: The UK welcomes foreign investors, and we lead in Europe on foreign direct investment. The Department for International Trade is working closely with counterparts across a wide range of markets in order to promote the UK as a great place to do business, and the UK Government is seeking a bold and ambitious Free Trade Agreement with the EU.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Department for International Trade: Redundancy Pay (19 Sep 2017)

Greg Hands: Details of the number, type, compensation levels and cost of exits from Department for International Trade are routinely published in the Department’s Annual Report and Accounts.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Foreign Investment in UK (19 Sep 2017)

Greg Hands: We will bring forward legislation to put in place the essential and necessary legislative framework to allow the UK to operate its own independent trade policy upon exit from the European Union. This includes introducing legislation for a trade remedies system that will allow the UK to appropriately address alleged cases of unfair practice by foreign companies, while also remaining a champion...

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Foreign Investment in UK (19 Sep 2017)

Greg Hands: The Government is fully committed to ensuring the maintenance of high levels of consumer, worker and environmental standards in trade agreements. High standards and high quality are what our domestic and global customers demand, and that is what we should provide. Until we have left the EU, the UK remains a full member of the EU and all the rights and obligations of EU membership remain in force.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Foreign Investment in UK (19 Sep 2017)

Greg Hands: The UK is currently developing an independent trade and investment policy. As part of this we will be considering our approach to investment protection in future trade agreements and options for associated investment dispute settlement mechanisms.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Department for International Trade: Behavioural Insights Team (18 Sep 2017)

Greg Hands: The Department for International Trade has received services from the Behavioural Insights Team since the department’s creation in 2016. This has enabled the department to add to its evidence base to support priority government areas. Since January 2011, details of central government contracts above the value of £10,000 are published on Contracts Finder. Contracts published after...

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Department for International Trade: USA (15 Sep 2017)

Greg Hands: The United States is an important bilateral trading relationship and vital to our economy. Total trade between the UK and US in 2016, totalled £167.6bn and both sides have committed to deepening our commercial relationship further. Over the next six months we will be in regular contact with the US Administration, business representatives and others, including through our diplomatic...

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Department for International Trade: USA (15 Sep 2017)

Greg Hands: During his visit my Rt Hon Friend the Secretary of State for International Trade and the US Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer, chaired the plenary session of the first meeting of UK-US Trade and Investment Working Group. The meeting included representatives from US and UK Government agencies and delegations. During the visit, he also met with Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, members of...

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Department for International Trade: Recruitment (15 Sep 2017)

Greg Hands: Recruitment of permanent staff into the Department for International Trade is done through Civil Service Resourcing (CSR), who utilise a set group of Crown Commercial Service approved recruitment agencies for certain posts. Since the Department’s creation in July 2016, through CSR we have engaged with the following agencies to recruit permanent staff: - Russell Reynolds Associates -...

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Department for International Trade: Staff (15 Sep 2017)

Greg Hands: The Department for International Trade (DIT) has a strong and capable trade policy team which has grown significantly since July 2016, and is continuing to grow. We continue to hire the brightest and best talent from within the UK civil service and externally, in order to build a world class trade policy team that can deliver the best outcomes for the UK. The Department recently appointed...

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Department for International Trade: Disclosure of Information (15 Sep 2017)

Greg Hands: The Department for International Trade (DIT) is committed to an open and honest culture that encourages employees to raise any concerns at an early stage. The Department draws upon guidance provided by the Civil Service Employee Policy Team regarding whistleblowing and raising policy concerns. The Department will be participating in the Civil Service-wide Whistleblowing Awareness Day on 21st...

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Department for International Trade: Sign Language (14 Sep 2017)

Greg Hands: The Department for International Trade complies with the Equality Act 2010. We encourage people who require our information provided in alternative formats, to tell us what format they need it in, and what assistive technology they use, to help us meet their needs. We also caption and subtitle video content as a matter of routine. As a department, we host a wide range of events. We ask all...

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Department for International Trade: Buildings (13 Sep 2017)

Greg Hands: The Department for International Trade has paid no letting fees since it was created in July 2016.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Department for International Trade: Procurement (13 Sep 2017)

Greg Hands: In line with Government Policy for best practice in public sector procurement, the Department for International Trade Commercial Function seeks to undertake procurements as efficiently as possible, to minimise resources used both on Government and supplier side. Since the creation of the Department for International Trade in June 2016, the Commercial Function has logged 23 procurements with...

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Ceramics: EU Action (12 Sep 2017)

Greg Hands: Holding answer received on 11 September 2017 The European Commission’s review of the anti-dumping measures on imports of ceramic tiles is ongoing and yet to make its final proposals. Currently, a number of trade remedy measures are being applied by the EU, some of which affect UK industry. The Government is looking into the detail of UK trade remedies policy as a whole as we...


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