Brexit: Liz Truss tells SNP MP to ‘take up issue’ with Sturgeon

The International Trade Secretary clashed with Stewart Hosie regarding the issues Scotland’s food exporting industries are suffering following Brexit. Ms Truss told the House of Commons that £200 million was given to the SNP Government to minimise Brexit disruption.

Mr Hosie asked: “

Ms Truss replied: “The honourable gentlemen did not support a deal so in effect he wanted no deal for the people of the United Kingdom.

“I think it is a bit rich of him to raise issues when no deal would have been very tricky for the exporters he is talking about.

“£200 million was given to the Scottish Government to prepare to minimise disruption.

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“So I suggest he takes up that issue with Nicola Sturgeon to see how that money has been spent to help Scottish exporters.”

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