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Horse Racing

Question for Department for Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 64597, tabled on 20 February 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions her Department has had with relevant stakeholders on the potential effect of the UK leaving the EU on horse-racing and bloodstock industries in the UK and Ireland.

Answered on

23 February 2017

The UK’s negotiations for exiting the EU will be complex and the Government is focused on securing the best deal for Britain. We continue to engage with businesses and key stakeholders in the horseracing and bloodstock industries. We will listen to their concerns and ensure our new relationship with the EU works for business and consumers.

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