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David Duguid Backs the Government

I will be supporting the Government and @theresa_may in tonight’s motion of no confidence. 
Ours in the only Government which can deliver Brexit and respect the instruction of the British people. And ours is the only Government which can effect real change for our United Kingdom!

David exposes SNP calls for devloved Immigration policy

@theSNP call for a separate immigration policy is not shared by Scottish business and would see a hard border between Scotland and England
The Government is committed to consulting business on the Immigration Bill. I look forward to welcoming @carolinenokes to Banff and Buchan soon.

David Duguid 'relentless' in support for fishing industry

David Duguid today asked the Department for Exiting the EU if DEFRA and industry stakeholders would take the lead in annual negotiations for fisheries agreements with the EU after we leave the CFP and become an independent coastal state. 

David Duguid seeks DEFRA control of future Fisheries negotiations

I asked @michaelgove if he agrees with me that negotiations on UK/EU Fisheries Agreement would be best led by DEFRA officials.

Also important that Fishing Orgs such as @sff_uk and @NFFO_UK are actively involved in that agreement and the UK Fisheries Bill.

#SeaofOpportunity

Selection Committee: Fisheries Bill

I am glad to announce that, earlier today, I received formal notification that I will be a member of the House of Commons Fisheries Bill Committee.

Regardless of what happens with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK WILL leave the CFP and become an independent coastal state.

Sea of Opportunity

Today, I signed the pledge, presented to all Scottish MPs, by the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation, confirming my position AGAINST:
- a future fisheries arrangement that would extend our membership of the CFP beyond Dec 2020