Chemicals and food require a UK temporarily legislative approach

The UK government has named 24 devolved areas where it wants to temporarily retain power following Brexit. Ministers in the Scottish and Welsh governments want subjects such as food labelling and animal welfare to come under their control. However, UK ministers are bidding to oversee those areas, and others on the list, when the UK leaves the EU.

The 24 policy areas expected to require a UK legislative approach for a temporary period include: Animal health and traceability, Food and feed safety and hygiene law, Food labelling, Chemical regulation.



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