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UK Trade with EU

Question for Department for Exiting the European Union

UIN 105910, tabled on 6 October 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, with reference to the position paper, Continuity in the availability of goods for the EU and the EU, published on 21 August 2017, what formal role he plans to give to the devolved administrations during negotiations on the UK leaving the EU on the matter of continuity in the availability of goods for the EU and the UK.

Answered on

17 October 2017

The UK Government is negotiating on behalf of the United Kingdom and we are committed to getting a deal that works for the whole country. The UK Government will work closely with the devolved administrations, as well as the governments of Gibraltar, the other Overseas Territories and the Crown Dependencies on the detail of proposals for continuity in the availability of goods, to ensure their priorities are taken into account.