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UK’s Withdrawal from the EU

Part of Business of the House (Today) – in the House of Commons at 2:06 pm on 14th February 2019.

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Photo of Yvette Cooper Yvette Cooper Chair, Home Affairs Committee 2:06 pm, 14th February 2019

We should take very seriously the warnings about a reduction of up to 80% in the volume of goods passing through the border and the preparations that Border Force is making for that, as well as the warnings from major supermarkets including Lidl, Asda and Tesco about the potential restrictions on the food that they will be able to get into the shops and the warnings from the Environment Secretary—a strong leave campaigner himself—about tariffs on beef and lamb.