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

2 May 2016 - 5:00pm
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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."

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