The international trade committee has taken the novel approach of empty chairing Secretary of State Anne-Marie Trevelyan over lack of attendance and the Aussie trade deal. Taking her team by surprise given last night the committee tweeted the session had been cancelled after she pulled out.
🚨 CANCELLED 🚨— International Trade Committee (@CommonsIntTrade) June 28, 2022
Trade Secretary @annietrev has pulled out of our session due to be held tomorrow at 10am.
The only other time Guido can only think of this being done was with Damian Collins’s empty chairing of Mark Zuckerberg. It’s interesting Angus Brendan Macneil is taking such a strong line on the Australian trade deal – Guido thought he’d had a change of heart…
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