We secure UK and global prosperity by promoting and financing international trade and investment, and championing free trade.
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|Apr. 25||Oral Questions||Oral Answers to Questions|
|Jun. 06||Topical Questions||Topical Questions|
|Feb. 13||Urgent Questions||EU Trade Agreements: Replication|
|Jul. 22||Written Statements||Off-payroll Engagements|
|Jul. 23||Westminster Hall||UK Trade and Investment Strategy|
|Mar. 20||Adjournment Debate||Small Business Exports|
|Title||Last Event||Next Event Date||Last Updated|
|Trade Bill 2017-19||3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 20 March, 2019||23 May 2019, 3 p.m.|
|Make provision about the implementation of international trade agreements; to make provision establishing the Trade Remedies Authority and conferring functions on it; and to make provision about the collection and disclosure of information relating to trade.|
Select Committees are a formally established cross-party group of backbench MPs tasked with holding a Government department to account.
At any time there will be number of ongoing investigations into the work of the Department, or issues which fall within the oversight of the Department. Witnesses can be summoned from within the Government and outside to assist in these inquiries, and the Select Committee will occasionally publish formal reports of their findings.
|Aug. 16||Bidding for overseas contracts: what to expect if there's a no-deal Brexit||Guidance and Regulation|
|Aug. 15||UK trade agreements with non-EU countries in a no-deal Brexit||Guidance and Regulation|
|Aug. 15||Trading under WTO rules||Guidance and Regulation|
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|31 Jul 2019, 12:22 p.m.||Exports: Angus||Kirstene Hair|
To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what support is being provided to businesses in Angus to access new foreign markets and increase export volumes.
Answer (Graham Stuart)
The Department for International Trade provides support to companies in Angus, Scotland and the rest of the UK through key programmes including the GREAT campaign, sector specific export initiatives, assistance for exporters in 108 overseas markets and the financial assistance to exporters offered by UK Export Finance. We are committed to seeking continuity in current trade and investment relationships, including those covered by EU third country Free Trade Agreements and other EU preferential arrangements.