Diana Johnson – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Diana Johnson on 2016-09-06.

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what his policy is on future collaboration with the EU on consumer protections in relation to e-commerce; if he will make it his policy to ensure UK consumers who access e-commerce firms located in the EU single market continue to be offered the protections currently provided by the Directive on Consumer Rights of 25 October 2011 (2011/83/EC).

Margot James

We are yet to begin our negotiations to withdraw from the European Union and it would be wrong to set out unilateral positions in advance. At every step of these negotiations we will work to ensure the best possible outcome for the UK.