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Statement by the European Attac Network 

Corporations and superrich investors are threatening our public services, our access to water and clean energy, and our worker, consumer, and environmental protections. Under modern trade deals, corporations can use an investment tribunal system (often known as ISDS), to challenge governments in secret for passing democratic laws which protect people and planet but threaten corporate profits.

Government must bring proposals for democratic process to agree post-Brexit trade deals before Trade Bill can reach next stage.

Trade deals with countries like the USA could do irreparable damage to health in post-Brexit Britain a new briefing from campaign groups and health experts warned today.

The Department for International Trade has been branded “an affront to democracy” after turning down more than two-thirds of requests.

Our response to the publication of the government’s immigration white paper.

The most powerful countries in the world are driving climate change, violent conflict and a deeply unequal global economy, campaigners claimed today, as the leaders of those countries meet in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Health campaigners have warned that the NHS drugs bill will continue to spiral unless the government takes action to tackle the exploitative behaviour of pharmaceutical companies, after NHS England statistics released today showed the NHS spent a record £20.2 billion on prescription drugs last year based on list prices.

Jurors from across Europe will meet in London this weekend to rule on Theresa May’s ‘hostile environment’ and its effect on migrants and refugee peoples of all backgrounds.

Liam Fox’s plans for post-Brexit trade deals were dealt a blow by the Scottish parliament today as Holyrood’s Finance and Constitution Committee advised MSPs not to give consent to the controversial Trade Bill currently making its way through the House of Lords.

To all those movements, activists and marginalised communities in Brazil who have woken up this morning to the nightmare of a Bolsonaro presidency, we send our solidarity and support.

Declaração sobre a eleição de Jair Bolsonaro

A todos os movimentos, ativistas e comunidades marginalizadas no Brasil que acordaram essa manhã para o pesadelo de uma presidência de Bolsonaro, enviamos nossa solidariedade e apoio.

A coalition of campaigners, trade unionists and faith groups have issued a set of ‘red lines’ to Trade Secretary Liam Fox, demanding that trade negotiations open up to public and parliamentary scrutiny and aren’t used as a means of pushing down standards post-Brexit.

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