Friday 31 August 2018 / 9:21 AM Barry Gardiner / Trade

May must bring Trump into line

Barry Gardiner, Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade, commenting on President Trump’s threats to pull the USA out of the WTO, said:

“Donald Trump’s threat to pull the US out of the WTO is a threat to the entire rules-based trading system. The world is already on the brink of a full-scale trade war, and this is the just the sort of action to tip it over the edge.

“Theresa May must use her much-vaunted special relationship with the US President to bring him back into line. Britain’s workers and businesses need a government that stands up for them and which fights for the rules that protect them from unfair competition.”