Trade justice campaigners warn of executive power grab ahead of post-Brexit trade deal debate
David Lawrence Trade Justice Movement: “Thursday’s debate could be the only chance for MPs to debate these deals, and does not offer any assurances that MPs will be able to influence negotiations, access texts or get a meaningful vote on the deals.”
Naya Koulocheri: Happy International Flower Workers Day!
Naya Koulocheri (@Naya_Koulocheri), journalist and content researcher, writes about the side of Valentine’s Day we ignore – the flower workers in Kenya and Colombia who deliver our commodified shows of affection
LET’S be honest, Valentine's Day is the tackiest celebration ever existed on the face of our capitalistic universe. They say that every time you buy products with the slogan “world’s best boyfriend/girlfriend”, your soul dies a little.
Amid concerns around Trade Bill “power grab”, MSPs will consider impact on Scotland
Parliamentary event will see MSPs discuss the implications of post-Brexit trade deals
THE TRADE JUSTICE Scotland Coalition has organised an event which will highlight the risks of post-Brexit trade deals in light of the UK Government’s Trade Bill.
The event aimed at MSPs and supported by Green MSP Mark Ruskell will take place in the Scottish Parliament on 16 January - one week after the controversial Trade Bill was passed at its second reading in the House of Commons.