NI Urgent Questions: 13th January 2021
Today, in an Urgent Question on Northern Ireland, I asked Michael Gove about the shambles surrounding the arrangements for the transfer of goods to and from Northern Ireland which has led to confusion, delay, business difficulties, shortages of goods on supermarket shelves, lorries and cargoes left in the wrong place, and I could go on.
In addition, I highlighted the very significant difficulty our Scottish shellfish exporters and our food and drink exporters are experiencing - among many other groups - because of the chaos of Brexit, imperriling many businesses.
These are serious questions, and warranted a serious answer. I am none the wiser how he intends to actually address these issues, but there is an urgent need for action.