It will look at how we can ensure fair competition in our trade agreements, while preserving the interests of consumers and developing nations.
The transition is much-needed for sustainability. But it must begin with a manageable reduction in the payments. Or we could be plunged into crisis.
There is precedent for using tariffs to reward those who meet higher standards, and major American producers would be on board.
We have a tremendous opportunity to lead the response, and we must not cede any ground to a newly energised anti-environment lobby.
The UK has an opportunity to play a leading role in shaping a new global agreement which reinvigorates conservation efforts.
While we should be looking to reduce tariffs, we should not be willing to do so at any price.
One area that has had relatively little attention, but could get much more, is the behaviour of commercial landlords across the country.
Take it from me that the US would walk away from talks if we tried to make the adoption of UK rules a precondition of any FTA.
The idea that we should not seek the closest commercial relationship with the United States is unconscionable.
We owe farmers a mass thank you for their sterling efforts in fuelling the nation at this crucial time – and there are policy lessons to be learnt.
We should make tariff reductions conditional on meeting standards of food safety, animal welfare and environmental protection which are as good as our own.
Our scoping assessment shows there could be a £15.3 billion expansion in overall trade between the two countries, an 18 per cent increase on 2018 levels.
Eustice should start by creating an ‘Office for Natural Statistics’, to sit within DEFRA and co-ordinate data collection in a way never done before.
The third piece in our mini-series on the road to Brexit comes from the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union.
Can have a bold enough economic policy that people in these newly gained seats can see the difference in five years’ time?