British politician Chris Bryant, Labour MP for the Rhondda, has recently asked the British government a series of questions regarding the EU-Andean Community (CAN) multi-trade agreement with Peru and Colombia. The questions and responses can be accessed below:
14 Jun 2010: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will bring forward proposals for the House to participate in the formulation of EU free trade agreements with (a) Colombia and (b) Peru.
24 Jun 2010: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make it his policy that the EU free trade agreement with Colombia and Peru be subject to ratification in each member state.
6 July 2010: As part of an intervention on the European Commission’s work programme for 2011.
8 July 2010: If he [the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills – Edward Davey MP] will make representations to his EU counterparts to require that the proposed EU free trade agreement with Peru and Colombia undergoes ratification in each member state.