9 MARCH 2017 – ORAL QUESTION IN HOUSE OF COMMONS ON FREE MOVEMENT OF GOODS

Thursday 9 March 2017 – House of Commons Debate on Exiting the European Union

Alasdair McDonnell MP  “Could the Minister perhaps tell us what discussions he has had with the Government of the Republic of Ireland  on the free movement of Alasdair in Westminter - 9 March 2017 (1)goods, this is particularly important in the agricultural sector after the United Kingdom exit of the European Union because many of our farms in Northern Ireland straddle the border number 1, but number 2 many of the produce of those farms transit the border a number of times milk sometimes crosses it five times”.

 

David Jones MP, Minister for Exiting the European Union “The Honourable gentleman raises an extremely important point which is at the forefront of the mind of Government, David Jones - Westminster 9 March 2017in fact the Prime Minister has discussed this very issue with the Taoiseach and indeed all the Ministers in the Department of Exiting the European Union team have had similar discussions and I have had very recent discussions with representatives of the Irish Government as well”.

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