Leaving the EU: Common Frameworks for Business

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 6th June 2018.

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Photo of David Mundell David Mundell The Secretary of State for Scotland 12:00 am, 6th June 2018

In March, the UK Government published their provisional analysis of where we believe frameworks may be needed. This showed that, of the over 100 areas in which powers are coming back from Brussels, we think 24 areas may need legislative common frameworks to make sure we maintain the UK’s internal market—a market that is worth four times as much to Scottish businesses as the rest of the EU put together.