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Keeping the Cost of food and drink in check will be the UK Government’s number one priority as a no deal Brexit kicks in

In an article first published in Farm North East (Issue 92) in April 2019, Steven Thomson, Senior Agricultural Economist & Policy Advisor (SRUC), discusses insights into the UK Government’s thinking around food and farming that emerged before MPs were to vote on “No Deal” on the 13th March. Steven summaries the announced UK tariffs for key sectors, and how food and farming may be impacted, as well as an explanation of the “implementation period”.

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Cost of Food and Drink, Farm North East, April 2019

This research was funded by the Scottish Government.  The Scottish Government funding is part of the Scottish Government’s Strategic Research Programme 2016-2021, Theme 2, Work Package 2.4 Rural Industries.

Steven Thomson, SRUC