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Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 30th May 2019.

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Photo of Rhoda Grant Rhoda Grant Labour

Therefore, we cannot support the Green amendment.

I move amendment S5M-17436.1, to insert at end:

“; notes that previous export targets have been missed and urges the Scottish Government to work more closely with Scottish businesses to achieve and exceed their new export targets for the benefit of Scotland’s economy; recognises that small businesses are likely to face takeover when ready to export and believes that this leads to a loss of revenue and intellectual property, and urges the Scottish Government to put in place comprehensive support for businesses in this position in order to retain ownership in Scotland.”