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Beef farmers in Scotland will be hit hardest if the UK government fails to secure a trade deal before leaving the European Union, warns a new government report. The Scotland’s Place in Europe: People, Jobs and Investment report explores potential outcomes for the country’s economy when Britain exits the EU and says a “hard Brexit”, or leaving the EU without a trade deal, would cost the country about 8.5% of GDP, the equivalent of £12.7bn/year. The Scottish government paper also […]
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