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Week in London: Steel safeguard extension, UK-EU, Labour party reshuffle

This week in London: the UK is also considering extending its steel safeguard, EU UK cooperation slowly gets back on track with this week’s formal announcement of Britain re-joining the EU’s Horizon research and development programme and Labour appointed a new business and trade shadow secretary.

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Week in London: Trade remedies, rejoining ETS and Horizon

This week in UK trade: the difficult politics of trade remedies, and plans to rejoin the EU emissions trading scheme and research programmes. Outgoing TRA chief to government: don’t destabilise us any further The outgoing chair of the UK’s trade remedies authority has taken a swipe at the government for …

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Week in London: EU financial services MoU, ditching human rights, protecting steel tubes

It’s been a highly symbolic week in UK trade policy – there is finally a beginning of a conversation with the EU on financial services, and it’s becoming ever clearer that the government’s human and labour rights agenda for trade policy is not a priority, at least in its dealings …