Tag Archives: TTIP

If ever you thought TTIP wasn’t that bad really….

I’ve written on this before. And I don’t want to become boring on this subject. But today I came across an article in the Huffington Post from a Canadian perspective which I think is worth sharing. Remember: the EU is … Continue reading

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TTIP: European Commission Consultation – WE DID IT

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) has featured on this blog several times before. Today, just for a change, there is some good news on this topic.   The European Commission launched a consultation on this issue in the … Continue reading

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People vs Politicians – We Know What They Think – We Can Vote Accordingly

This post also appears on the Haringey Green Party website. It’s not often that you get a web link by pure chance that actually has useful and really interesting information. But just recently, someone sent me link to the website … Continue reading

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Why the NHS matters – and why it matters that it stays in public hands

There’s been an interesting infographic going round Twitter which I thought worth sharing here: The graphic is a bit difficult to read so here’s the wording against each row of figures in order (top to bottom): Had a medical problem … Continue reading

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TTIP – the discussion rolls on

The campaigns to stop the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) continue apace. And the same holds true for the Canada EU Trade Agreement (CETA). And we can’t afford to sit back and hope for the best, because our own … Continue reading

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CETA – Germany says no to ISDS!

There seems to be a strong indication that Germany will not agree to the Canada-EU Trade Agreement (CETA) unless the Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) mechanism is removed. Good news indeed. If that’s the case – and CETA was supposed to … Continue reading

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TTIP and CETA – one more thing

In my last post on this subject, I suggested writing to MEPs and MPs about this matter. I have now done so. For the MEPs, I used the web tool ‘Write to Them’; for my MP, I sent an e-mail … Continue reading

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