Sam Fowles on how Post-Brexit Trade Deals Could Affect Human Rights

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Summarising a paper he published for the Foreign Policy Centre in The Independent, Sam Fowles has outlined that, if Theresa May and her government are still in power by the time Britain has left the EU, ‘second generation’ trade and investment treaties could prioritise investor protection over individuals’ human rights. This is especially true if the Human Rights Act is repealed.

To read Sam Fowles’ piece click the following link:

http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/brexit-trade-deals-bad-for-human-rights-a7732261.html

And click below for further reading outside of the article:

http://fpc.org.uk/fsblob/1803.pdf

 

Image source: twitter.com/SamFowles

Text source: www.independent.co.uk – 12th May 2017

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