Which? response as UK starts talks to join trans-Pacific trade bloc CPTPP

Sue Davies, Which? Head of Consumer Rights and Food Policy, said:

“Joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) could offer a range of positive opportunities for UK trade post-Brexit – but this relies on the government listening carefully to the issues consumers feel strongly about.

“Our research has found that people want trade deals that prioritise high food, product, data protection and environmental standards and deliver for consumers across the UK.

“Given the current CPTPP deal has already been agreed by the existing members – it is vital that the UK does not compromise on the issues that matter to UK consumers.”