To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, who in Government has responsibility for consulting business and other external stakeholders on the effective promotion of the UK’s exports and export industries through the Government’s GREAT campaign.
The Department for International Trade and UK Export Finance hold this responsibility. We work together to build strong relationships with business-representative organisations, trade associations and other strategic partners such as the major banks.
The GREAT Private Sector Council meets three times a year and is attended by industry leaders from across the private sector. The primary role of this group is to act as a business advisory panel, providing valuable advice, guidance and insights into improving the GREAT programme.