Stop the US-UK trade deal!

The UK and USA have just launched the first round of negotiations on a trade deal that trumps our rights, protections and standards.

Under the ‘pro-corporate power’ agendas of both Trump and Johnson, this deal will pull the UK into the regulatory orbit of the US, lowering our social, health and environmental standards – unless we stop it.

Trade deals affect everything from food standards to climate action to jobs. Yet under current arrangements, Parliament and the public have no way of knowing what is being discussed and no way to stop it. Democratic procedures for these negotiations need to be put in place now.

Take action now to demand halt to negotiations on a US-UK trade deal and demand trade democracy.

ACT NOW!

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Indian workers protest draconian government measures which undermine their rights

22 May 2020 - 3:00pm

As many thousands of workers face destitution and hunger as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, we stand in solidarity with workers across India who today are protesting the government’s use of the pandemic to introduce anti-worker labour laws. 

Organisations such as Cividep India are working hard to expose the impact that the pandemic and lockdown measures are having on an already vulnerable workforce. 

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Government succeeds in advancing Trade Bill which ‘erodes the power of Parliament to nothing’

21 May 2020 - 12:00pm

Press Comment

21 May 2020

The government has succeeded in advancing the Trade Bill through Parliament - despite broad opposition through reasoned amendments from Caroline Lucas MP, Keir Starmer MP and Sarah Olney MP. Emily Thornberry MP called the bill “a massive missed opportunity for our country” which “erodes the power of Parliament to nothing”. Responding to the news, Leah Sullivan, Trade Campaigner at War on Want, says:

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