Withdrawal Agreement: Legal Position

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:49 pm on 3rd December 2018.

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Photo of Martin Whitfield Martin Whitfield Labour, East Lothian 4:49 pm, 3rd December 2018

In paragraph 42 of the right hon. and learned Gentleman’s notes, he confirms that

“During any extended implementation period…the UK would not be part of the Common Agricultural Policy”.

This will, of course, have an effect on Scotland. Can he confirm what legal advice was given with regard to the devolved Government coming out of the common agricultural policy in an extended implementation period?