International Trade

If you have written to Nigel as part of a standard-letter campaign, such as those from 38 Degrees, you can find his responses on the issues here.

April 2019 – Trade bill Lords Amendments

Thank you to those who contacted me about future trade agreements. I understand your concerns regarding standards in future trade agreements, the scrutiny of such agreements, […]

April 2019 – Arms trade to Israel

Thank you to those who contacted me about arms exports to Israel I share your distress regarding the plight of the people of Gaza, but I […]

April 2019 – Live Exports for Slaughter and Fattening

Thank you to those who have contacted me about live animal exports. All animals deserve to be respected and cared for at every stage of their lives. […]

March 2019 – Violence in Gaza

Thank you to those who have contacted me about violence in Gaza. I am deeply concerned by the deaths and injuries in Gaza – the violence is […]

March 2019 – Future Trade Deals Debate

Thank you to those who have contacted me about future trade agreements. I understand your concerns regarding standards in future trade agreements, the scrutiny of such agreements, […]

February 2019 – Trophy hunting (EDM 1829)

Thank you to those who have contacted me about trophy hunting imports. I understand the concerns, and agree that it is important we protect endangered animals across the […]

January 2019 – Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

Thank you to those who have contacted me about arms exports to Saudi Arabia. The Government takes its defence export responsibilities extremely seriously and operates one of […]

January 2019 – Puppy Smuggling

Thank you to those who have contacted me about puppies being smuggled across borders. I share your concern about this crime, and am grateful to the Dogs […]

January 2019 – UN Migration Pact

Thank you to those who have contacted me about the UN Global Compact on Migration. I am assured that the Government is determined to address the multiple challenges […]

August 2018 – Cross Border Trade Bill Amendments

Thank you to those who contacted me regarding the Government’s proposed customs arrangements after the UK leaves the EU, and amendments to the taxation (Cross-Border Trade) Bill. Leaving the EU means leaving the single market and the customs union. These are the main and essential elements of the Union. The UK will be free to make its […]