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Economic Growth

Question for Department for Exiting the European Union

UIN 69650, tabled on 28 March 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, if he will take steps to ensure that job creation and economic development across the whole of the UK is a priority during negotiations on the UK leaving the EU.

Answered on

18 April 2017

As the Prime Minister has highlighted, during negotiations she will represent every person in the whole United Kingdom and we are working with the administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to deliver an outcome that works for the whole of the UK. The Government has also set this out in the ‘Plan for Britain’, which identifies the desire to ensure that big decisions benefit the whole country, creating jobs and supporting cities towns and communities right across the United Kingdom.

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