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#TISA, the 'secret privatisation pact that poses a threat to #democracy'

“It will remove large sections of national #sovereignty and the ability of any #government, including the #UK Government, to regulate important #service sectors [on issues] such as #energy, such as #transport, such as #privacy. The Trade in Services Agreement is part of a radical project to limit governments’ sovereign right to regulate and freeze it almost in permanence in the interests of foreign #corporations.”

TTIP is dead. But there's a new secret privatisation pact that's even more terrifying

An international trade deal being negotiated in secret is a “turbo-charged privatisation pact” that poses a threat to democratic sovereignty and “the very concept of public services”, campaigners have warned.
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