The impact of Brexit on the processed food and drink sector Contents



1 Introduction

The processed food and drink sector

Our inquiry

2 Impact of tariff barriers

The impact of ‘no deal’

Abolishing tariffs on all imports

3 Non-tariff barriers

Increased delays at border points

Other non-tariff barriers

Northern Ireland

4 Regulatory alignment

The risks of increased regulatory divergence

Opportunities from divergence

5 Transitional arrangements

6 Trade opportunities post-Brexit

Replicating existing EU trade deals

Opportunities for new trade deals

7 Skills

Critical reliance on migrant work

Access to continual movement

Meeting the sector’s skills gap

8 Research and Development

9 Conclusion

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Published: 22 April 2018