Wednesday 27th February 2019

(3 years, 2 months ago)

Ministerial Corrections
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Trade Remedy Measures: UK Interests
The following is an extract from a statement to the House on 25 February 2019.
Liam Fox Portrait Dr Fox
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Of 109 existing EU measures, we will maintain 43 where they are directly applicable to the UK and have met the criteria to be maintained. Those measures cover a wide range of goods, from ironing boards to aluminium foil, to ensure continued protection from known unfair trading practices for important industries such as steel and ceramics.

[Official Report, 25 February 2019, Vol. 655, c. 50.]

Letter of correction from the Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade (Dr Liam Fox):

An error has been identified in the statement I made to the House.

The correct wording should have been:

Liam Fox Portrait Dr Fox
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Of 109 existing EU measures, we will maintain 43 of these measures where they are directly applicable to the EU and have met the criteria to be maintained. Those measures cover a wide range of goods, from ironing boards to aluminium foil, to ensure continued protection from known unfair trading practices for important industries such as steel and ceramics.