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Retail, Food, and Hospitality Brexit round-up 28 July

29 July 2019
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Retail, Food, and Hospitality Brexit round-up w/e 28 July: Boris Johnson's sets priorities, Pro-Brexit cabinet team, and Scottish & Welsh pressure to rule out no-deal Brexit.

Brexit developments

Boris Johnson sets out priorities for UK Government: In making his first speech to parliament and first speech as Prime Minister Boris Johnson has reiterated his commitment to leave the EU by 31st October and to renegotiate to remove the Northern Ireland backstop from any withdrawal agreement.  View >   View > 

Business reactions: Food and Drink Federation >  British Chambers of Commerce >  Confederation of British Industry >  Federation of Small Businesses >


UK Prime Minister assembles Pro-Brexit cabinet team: 
Michael Ellis, Solicitor General   View >

Dominic Raab, Foreign Secretary View >

Priti Patel, Home Secretary View >

Theresa Villiers, Secretary of State DEFRA  View >

Andrea Leadsom, Secretary of State BEIS  View >

Elizabeth Truss, Secretary of State DIT View >

Jacob Rees Mogg, Leader of HOC. View >

Alister Jack, Secretary of State for Scotland. View >


Scottish and Welsh First Ministers call on PM to rule out a no-deal Brexit: 
View >


EU President welcomes new UK Prime Minister to office: 
President of the EU Donald Tusk has written to Boris Johnson congratulating him on his election. View >   EU Parliament response >


Regulation of persistent organic pollutants in case of a no deal Brexit: 
DEFRA has published updated guidance for businesses. View >


EU publishes update on EU – US Trade negotiations 1st anniversary: 
EU DG Trade has published a progress update to mark one year of negotiations with the US highlighting achievements to date.  View >

 

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