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Retail, Food & Hospitality Brexit Update W/E 16th August

17 August 2020
Retail, Food & Hospitality Brexit Update W/E 16th August. UK publish agenda for 7th round of future partnership negotiations with the EU.

Brexit Developments

UK publish agenda for 7th round of future partnership negotiations with the EU: The Cabinet Office has published the agenda for negotiations to take place 18-21 August without comment. Nothing has been published by the EU and No.10 have published a note of a meeting between the Prime Minister and the Irish Taoiseach which took place on 13 August. View > View >

Scottish government steps up opposition to UK single market plan: In a briefing to the Scottish Parliament Finance and Constitution Committee the Scottish government has published a 21 page paper setting out in detail opposition to the single market plan. The Chair of Food Standards Scotland has published a paper setting out their position with regard to food standards 'Creating a new UK organisation to adjudicate on market interventions in the consumers’ interests when it doesn’t have food law expertise with a sole focus on cost, risks replicating expensive historical mistakes'. View > View >

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