UK Internal Trade: Northern Ireland

(asked on 13th March 2023) - View Source

Question to the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office:

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will publish guidance on the scope of (a) Scottish food safety and (b) standards rules that would apply to retail goods moving from Scotland to Northern Ireland through the green lane proposed in the Windsor Framework.

Answered by
Leo Docherty Portrait
Leo Docherty
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)
This question was answered on 20th March 2023

UK public health and safety standards will apply for all retail food and drink moved in the green lane within the UK internal market. The Government will provide further guidance in due course.

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