Tag Archives: The Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership

TTIP: toxic treaty or the real deal

British businesses face uncertainty from a US- EU trade pact which will open new markets but threatens to undermine key regulations. By Nick Hughes. As the frenzy builds around the forthcoming EU referendum, a treaty with potentially just as significant ramifications for UK business is quietly coming to fruition. The stodgily named Transatlantic Trade and…
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My viewpoint: the threat of the UK-US trade deal to localism

A SECRETIVE new EU-US trade deal poses a wide-ranging threat to localism, the environment and food safety, writes Polly Jones.                     The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is an ambitious trade deal currently being negotiated between the EU and US. Talks began in July 2013…
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