Fergus Ewing speaking at the Royal Highland ShowTariff-free access to the EU single market is vital, says Fergus Ewing © Tim Scrivener
The Scottish government is on a collision course with Westminster over the prospects for agriculture once the UK leaves the EU. Speaking at the Royal Highland Show on Thursday (22 June), Scottish rural cabinet secretary Fergus Ewing said retaining tariff-free access to the EU single market was crucial for Scottish farming. His comments are at odds with prime minister Theresa May who insists the UK will leave the single market and the customs union when it leaves the EU. See also: […]
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