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RFH Brexit Update 2 February

05 February 2020
Retail, Food, Hospitality Brexit round-up W/E 3rd February. Goodwill surrounds UK EU exit day.

Brexit Developments

Goodwill surrounds UK EU exit day – 31 January: 

  • The Prime Minister made an address to the nation. View >
  • Presidents of the EU Commission and Council spoke and issued a joint statement. View > View >
  • The EU Parliament sang Auld Lang Syne. View >
  • The Scottish Government asked that a light be left on for its return. View > 
  • Comment: BCC >  Business Europe > 


Scottish Government pledge to work with EU over next five years: The Scottish Government has published a paper setting out how ‘In identifying our priorities we will be guided in part by the agenda of the EU itself, in particular the European Council's Strategic Agenda for 2019-2024 and the vision set out by Ursula von der Leyen for the new European Commission. View >


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