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Foreign Investment in UK

Department for International Trade written question – answered on 19th September 2017.

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Photo of Bill Esterson Bill Esterson Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), Shadow Minister (International Trade)

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the oral contribution of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Trade in the Westminster Hall debate of 12 September 2017, on foreign direct investment, what investment dispute settlement mechanism he plans to introduce in future trade agreements.

Photo of Greg Hands Greg Hands Minister of State (Department for International Trade) (and Minister for London)

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.

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