The 'Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership' known as TTIP agreement is currently being negotiated between the European Union and the United States. A motion proposed by Green Councillors at a Full Council Meeting on 11th December highlighted the effect it will have on local public services.
trade deal has been referred to as the biggest bilateral trade deal
in history, and has caused widespread controversy, not least because
the deal could hand unprecedented powers to corporate investors at
the expense of governments in the EU and US.
The following motion proposed by myself and Cllr Kieran Wild was agreed on a cross party basis:-