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Lords debates UK trade with Commonwealth

9 July 2021

Commonwealth flags outside the houses of Parliament

The House of Lords debated the progress made in renewing the UK's trading relationships with Commonwealth countries on Thursday 8 July.


Lord Howell of Guildford (Conservative), former Royal Commonwealth Society President, put forward the debate. 

This was a general debate. During debates, members put their experience to good use to discuss current issues and draw the government's attention to concerns.

Members speaking

Members speaking included: 

Viscount Younger of Leckie (Conservative), Government Whip, responded on behalf of the government. 

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Explore background information

Find out more about the issues the debate covers in the Lords Library briefing