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Chemicals: EU Law

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 170352, tabled on 4 September 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the REACH regulations will form part of the common rulebook proposed in the paper, The future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union, Cm 9593.

Answered on

10 September 2018

As set out in the Government’s White Paper ‘The Future Relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union’ published on 12 July 2018, the Government’s vision is for an economic partnership that includes participation by the UK in those EU agencies that have a central role in facilitating regulations for those highly regulated goods sectors including the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). This would mean accepting the rules of the ECHA including REACH and making an appropriate financial contribution.

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