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Transparency Fears As UK Holds Secret Trade Talks With Unnamed Countries

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

UK negotiators have held trade talks with at least one unknown country in total secrecy, it has been claimed. The news emerged during a tribunal in central London, where campaign group Global Justice Now is challenging the information watchdog to order ministers to publish data about government trade operations. During the hearing, government lawyers disclosed that some preliminary trade talks have not been made public as they were deemed too sensitive for public consumption, director Nick Dearden and Global Justice Now's legal team have said. It comes amid widespread concern that public...
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