Brexit Debate

The UK could emerge from Brexit better off, claims the minister of state for trade and investment

Minister optimistic on UK’s future post Brexit

By Rod Addy

The UK can emerge from Brexit in a better position than it is now, but it will involve strict focus and hard work on priority areas such as driving down costs, according to Lord Mark Price, minister of state for trade and investment.

Time is running out to negotiate a trade system post Brexit, claimed the BEIS Committee

BEIS: Time running out for post-Brexit trade deal

By James Ridler

The Government is running out of time to negotiate an orderly trade system after the UK’s Brexit transition period, according to a parliament committee, which places significant risk on businesses and workers in the food and drink sector.

Will cheap global food imports be all the poor can afford to buy?

Government is ‘schizophrenic’ about food system post-Brexit

By Rick Pendrous

British diets could become far more polarised post-Brexit, with the rich enjoying more expensive local food produced to high production and welfare standards, and the poor relying on cheap, imported food made to much lower standards, a leading academic...

The UK has agreed to leave the EU on 31 December 2018

Brexit transition deal: food industry reacts

By Aidan Fortune and Michelle Perrett

Today's agreement for the UK to fully withdraw from the EU after a 21-month transition period has been met with a mixed reaction by the food industry.

Transition period has been proposed for withdrawal

Brexit transition deal agreed

By Michelle Perrett

The UK and the EU have provisionally agreed an “ordered withdrawal” that will mean transition ends on 31 December 2020.

Meat exports from the UK to the EU post-Brexit could be subject to veterinary checks

EU meat exports could be hit by veterinary checks

By Noli Dinkovski

The threat of having to deal with veterinary clearance and checks on exports to the EU post-Brexit should be a “priority” concern for the meat industry, a leading meat association boss has claimed.

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