Legislative Consent

Part of Scotland – in the House of Commons on 16th March 2022.

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Photo of Alister Jack Alister Jack The Secretary of State for Scotland

Absolutely not. We do the right things for Scotland. On the United Kingdom Internal Market Act 2020, we brought the Bill forward without an LCM to protect Scotland’s trade with the rest of the United Kingdom. The two principles that underpin it are mutual recognition and non-discrimination. That is because 60% of Scotland’s trade is with the rest of the UK and a lot of jobs rely on it.