The UK has more than 100 Bilateral Investment Treaties. Like TTIP and CETA, these deals allow companies to sue governments at ‘corporate court’ private international tribunals. But the development of the UK’s new trade policy provides a huge opportunity to ensure trade works for people and planet - an opportunity to secure trade justice.

Please ask your MP to sign Early Day Motion 642 on trade.

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