That should be included rather than the vague protections for the NHS that many of our constituents simply do not believe are robust enough. On scrutiny and transparency, can my right hon. Angus Brendan MacNeil and his colleague who speaks on trade for the SNP, Stewart Hosieboth challenged the Secretary of State by saying that neither the contribution to GDP nor the volume of trade secured in these future trade agreements would compensate for the loss of trade with the EU. That makes sense in many ways, because we need to take a nuanced approach. They will be our competitors and partners both through our trade agreements and if we go into the TPP. Acceding to that agreement and allowing products that have been produced to lower or differing standards than our own to enter our markets could further compound the threat to our domestic farmers and undermine any future relationship with the EU and the standards alignment that we need.
It could enter into a free trade agreement with us and have a quota or it could see the markets that it currently has in the UK being opened to the rest of the world.
Now, for the first time in over 40 years, the United Kingdom will have the opportunity to step out into the world and forge relationships across the globe by negotiating, signing and ratifying new free trade agreements. More on this story: