A Westminster Hall debate on ‘Trade deals and fair trade’ has been scheduled for Wednesday 11 March 2020 at 9:30 am. The debate has been initiated by Geraint Davies MP.

Download the full report

As a general term, ‘fair trade’ refers broadly to a concept and social movement encouraging the promotion of greater equity in trading relationships between the developed and developing worlds. This is based on the belief that conventional trading practices promote and perpetuate inequality between developed and developing countries.

Some individuals and organisations have criticised EU trade agreements with and policies toward developing countries as giving insufficient priority to the idea of Fair Trade and have called on UK trade deals post-Brexit to have a greater focus on Fair Trade.

Download the full report