United Kingdom Internal Market

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 18th August 2020.

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Photo of Maurice Golden Maurice Golden Conservative

One thing that we know about the NFUS is that it is crystal clear that the UK market is by far the most significant market for Scottish agricultural produce. The SNP should begin to recognise that.

While I am on that subject, I point out that Annabelle Ewing and George Adam brought up the subject of chlorinated chicken. They need to understand that chlorinated chicken is already illegal in the United Kingdom. SNP MPs might want to introduce legislation at Westminster to allow the importation of chlorinated chicken, but the UK Government will fight against that every step of the way. [


.] The irony is that SNP members complain about a power grab when, as we speak—[