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Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the report by the Pesticide Action Network UK Toxic Trade: How joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) threatens to weaken UK pesticide standards, published on 7 June; and what assessment they have made of the YouGov polling referenced in that report which found that more than two thirds of respondents were concerned about negative impacts to the environment and human health resulting from a lowering of UK pesticide standards as a result of joining the CPTPP.  HL1262

Question HL1262: tabled on 21 June 2021 and due for answer by 5 July 2021

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To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the report by the Pesticide Action Network UK Toxic Trade: How joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) threatens to weaken UK pesticide standards, published on 7 June; and what assessment they have made of the YouGov polling referenced in that report which found that more than two thirds of respondents were concerned about negative impacts to the environment and human health resulting from a lowering of UK pesticide standards as a result of joining the CPTPP.
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