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‘Obviously it’s a statement of fact that the UK is not within the Pacific’: Australia pours cold water on British hopes of joining k...

Simon Birmingham rejected proposals from the UK to swiftly join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
International Trade Secretary Liam Fox

Liam Fox will break his promise to sign 40 free trade deals the ‘second after’ Brexit

The International Trade Secretary had promised that deals Britain holds with non-EU countries as part of its EU membership would be rolled over.
Liam Fox.

Brexit may only have a ’50-50′ chance of actually happening, according to a senior politician

Liam Fox says the only way to guarantee Britain's exit from the European Union is for MPs to support Theresa May's deal next month.
Crawford Falconer, UK Chief Trade Negotiation Adviser.

The UK’s chief trade negotiation adviser could quit ‘any day’ over Theresa May’s Brexit deal

Crawford Falconer, the UK's Chief Trade Negotiation Adviser, has privately expressed anger over Theresa May's draft Brexit deal, multiple sources say.
Donald Trump and Theresa May during the US president's visit to Britain in July.

Trump tells May to abandon ‘unjustified’ food standards for Brexit trade deal

The US Trade Representative has announced Donald Trump's intention to sign a free trade deal with post-Brexit UK — but only if the UK abandons "unjustified" standards for food and agricultural products.

Liam Fox under pressure to rule out adopting US food standards in Brexit trade deal with Trump

The Labour party has called on Liam Fox to explicitly rule out the UK accepting US food and agricultural standards after Brexit amid concern that a UK-US free trade deal would pose a risk to UK public health. Fox has said he will not "compromise" UK standards in pursuit of a free trade deal.
US food regulations allow certain amounts of maggots, rat hairs and mould in food.

Insect-filled chocolates, rat hair noodles, and maggoty orange juice: The reality of a Brexit trade deal with Trump

MPs have this week warned Theresa May about the potentially "gruesome" implications for food sold in the UK if she rushes into a free trade deal with the US after Brexit. US food law currently allows foreign bodies in a number of food products.
International Trade Secretary Liam Fox

Liam Fox is plotting to scrap EU food standards to win a Brexit trade deal with Trump

Exclusive: Trade secretary Liam Fox wants to use government powers to scrap European food standards in a key piece of Brexit legislation, according to multiple sources close to the Department for International Trade.
Steve Baker MP

Leading Brexiteer invested over £70,000 in firm advising clients to buy gold to avoid impact of a no-deal Brexit

Exclusive: Steve Baker, the pro-Brexit Conservative MP, has shares worth £70,000 in Glint Pay, a company which encourages people to buy gold as insurance against Brexit’s negative impact on the pound.
Stephen Hammond MP.

Conservative Brexit rebels will block Theresa May from crashing out of the EU without a deal

Exclusive: Conservative "rebel" MP Stephen Hammond warns pro-Brexit government ministers that MPs would block a no-deal Brexit.