Brexit: Preparations - Statement

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:55 pm on 8th October 2019.

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Photo of Lord Callanan Lord Callanan Minister of State (Department for Exiting the European Union) 3:55 pm, 8th October 2019

I thank my noble friend for his question. The proposal we have put forward is for Northern Ireland to be aligned with the EU single market for agri-foods and industrial goods but not part of the customs union, but he makes an important point.