The Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my right hon. Friend
However, settlement produce is the subject of discussion within the EU. EU Foreign Ministers, at their meeting on
“the EU and its Member States reaffirm their commitment to fully and effectively implement existing EU legislation and the bilateral arrangements applicable to settlement products. The Council underlines the importance of the work being carried out together with the Commission in this regard”.
This ongoing work includes measures to ensure that settlement produce does not enter the EU duty-free.