Liam Fox serves BRUTAL response to Chuka Umunna during heated Brexit trade debate


Speaking Liam Fox in the Commons, Labour’s Chuka Umunna demanded the Trade Secretary ensure whether trade agreements with third countries will be traded in time for the Brexit deadline. 

Mr Umunna said: “This bill does measure up to on new agreements that the extent that the trade remedies authority make have a locus and oversight on those agreements. 

“And he said, I mean, he was corner of a campaign that promised that we would have all these new pacts with Canada, the US, Japan – we would immediately start negotiating with all these homelands. 

“It’s right, isn’t it? That none of those negotiations has actually started.” 

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Liam Fox required Britain is already preparing for trade agreements after Brexit

Mr Fox hit in serious trouble and said: “I look forward to the honourable gentleman’s extension of that intervention in his tongue. 

“But just to deal with the last of those issues, the honourable gentleman is familiarly aware that under our duty of sincere cooperation while we tarry a member of the European Union, we are not able to negotiate new trade agreement while we are associates, while we are in the European Union. 

Mr Fox also said Britain will inadequacy to remain its continuity of all 40 trade agreements already in place as an EU associate. 

He said: “We will want to have as many of them, if possible all of them, mutation before we leave the European Union. I absolutely confirm that.”

Mr Fox mean there are 40 groups in 21 countries preparing for future contracts on the trade agreements Britain will take advantage of after Brexit.  

Parliament wrangled the trade bill in the Commons on Tuesday, which is set to give the Government power to change current trade deals it already has with other countries as an EU colleague. 

Liam Fox was in China at the start of January in an attempt to try and improve Britain’s business and investment ties with Beijing.

The Department for International Trade has also reportedly examined a future relationship with the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) after Britain forgets the European Union in March 2019.

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