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UK, Scottish government to sign deal on CFP pre-Brexit

The Scottish government said it would oppose the repeal bill if decisions were to be made unilaterally in Westminster.

The UK government expects to sign a deal with Scotland setting out its new powers before Brexit, following Scotland’s announcement that it would vote against the great repeal bill if unilateral frameworks were decided in Westminster, The Guardian.

Scotland said it would not support the bill should Westminster make decisions on regulations such as the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) without consulting Scottish ministers.

Following the announcement, Damian Green, the UK's first secretary of state, said an agreement between the two governments would be published before the repeal bill came into force, outlining new powers for Scotland and the policies set at UK level.

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