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Trade Agreements (Parliamentary Scrutiny and Farming) Bill

Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2021-22

Last updated: 4 May 2022 at 15:28

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Long title

A Bill to provide for parliamentary approval of trade agreements; to place a duty on the Secretary of State to consider UK agricultural, environmental and animal welfare standards when negotiating trade agreements; to require the Trade and Agriculture Commission to assess the effects of potential trade agreements on farming, the rural environment and animal welfare and to produce associated reports; to require the Secretary of State to lay such reports before Parliament; and for connected purposes.


Tim Farron
Liberal Democrat
Westmorland and Lonsdale

Current version of the Bill

Bill 207 2021-22 (as introduced)
16 March 2022

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