Potatoes: Exports:Written question - 143

Asked by Deidre Brock
(Edinburgh North and Leith)

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Asked on: 19 December 2019
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Potatoes: Exports
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans her Department has to support seed potato exporters in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal.
Answered by: George Eustice
Answered on: 07 January 2020

Both the UK and the EU have committed in the Political Declaration to reaching an agreement on our future relationship by the end of 2020. Defra will continue to work closely with seed potato businesses as the Withdrawal Agreement is signed and discussions on the future relationship start.

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