The Independent: TTIP leaked documents could spell the end of controversial trade deal

2 May 2016 - 5:00pm
War on Want in the news

War on Want in The Independent: TTIP leaked documents could spell the end of controversial trade deal, say campaigners.

"Now that we can see the actual texts, the EU negotiators have nowhere left to hide," John Hilary, the executive director of War on Want, told The Independent. "The gloves are off, and they know they are in for a proper fight."

"The TTIP negotiations will never survive this leak,” said John Hilary.

“The only way that the European Commission has managed to keep the negotiations going so far is through complete secrecy as to the actual details of the deal under negotiation. Now we can see the details for ourselves, and they are truly shocking. This is surely the beginning of the end for this much hated deal."

Latest news

Reaction: McDonald's called before tax committee

20 June 2018 - 2:45pm

Responding to the news that McDonald's will appear before Parliament's special committee on financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance, War on Want's Senior Campaigner on economic justice, Owen Espley, says: 

Read more

Reaction: US withdrawal from UN human rights council

20 June 2018 - 12:00pm

Responding to the US withdrawal from the UN human rights council today, War on Want's senior campaigner on militarism and security Ryvka Barnard, said:

Read more

Join the conversation

would write corporate power into the rules of our society. MPs will debate it this Tuesday! Ask your to vote… https://t.co/DTszj3D8sg 11 hours 57 min ago
URGENT: is back! This Tuesday, MPs will debate CETA, which would write corporate power into the rules of our… https://t.co/jChcH5XJ0f 15 hours 21 min ago
RT : "Is Fox having trouble again seeing the line between adviser and privately-backed lobbyist?”… https://t.co/Xcq1A0mUlC 19 hours 32 min ago