Category - Liam Fox

  • February 25, 2018

    Global Justice Now says trade policy must have public discussion and parliamentary control.

  • January 12, 2018

    Global Justice Now says it will continue to work with politicians of all parties to get the Trade Bill amended and make sure parliament has control of trade policy after Brexit.

  • January 8, 2018

    The Trade Bill currently gives MPs no power to scrutinise, amend or stop trade deals being signed, and fails to mandate public information, consultation or impact assessments.

  • December 24, 2017

    War On Want says it is essential that parliament and the public are not kept in the dark about a trade deal which could affect every area of life. 

  • December 16, 2017

    Official lobby meetings about Brexit and post-Brexit trade are being dominated by big corporate interests at the expense of civil society, says Global Justice Now. 

  • November 24, 2017

    The International Trade Secretary, Liam Fox, has admitted he did not raise the case of a British father on death row in Ethiopia at an official meeting with the Ethiopian Prime Minster earlier this month.

  • November 8, 2017

    A new Trade Bill, published the day after consultation closed, is condemned by campaigners as "a dog's breakfast" which "barely pays lip service to the consultation".

  • April 26, 2016

    We will hear a lot this week about who is to blame for the junior doctors' strike. Is it Jeremy Hunt, or the doctors who are being unreasonable?

  • March 12, 2013

    Quite stealthily, and without an electoral mandate, since 2010 the government has proceeded to dismantle the welfare state, and privatise the NHS, the state education system, even the fire service. But for some, it has not been radical enough, or fast enough. Hence the reappearance of Liam Fox, who left the Cabinet in disgrace in 2011.

  • May 21, 2011

    I have witnessed some extraordinary diatribes on the uselessness of aid this week, so thank you Defence Secretary Liam Fox for being the catalyst to a show of sentiment that makes me again wonder how far we’ve moved on since the Enlightenment.