Trade Agreements: Human Rights

Department for International Trade written question – answered at on 22 July 2022.

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Photo of Ruth Jones Ruth Jones Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, if she plans to include provisions regarding human rights in a free trade agreement with the Gulf Co-operation Council; and if she will make a statement.

Photo of Penny Mordaunt Penny Mordaunt The Minister of State, Department for International Trade

The United Kingdom is a leading advocate for human rights around the world and we remain committed to the promotion of universal human rights. The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office leads this effort within the UK Government.

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