Our strong British food brand is built on the high standards to which we hold ourselves. We can maintain and indeed enhance UK standards as we negotiate new trading relationships with friends and neighbours in the EU and leading global economies.Theresa Villiers at the Oxford Farming Conference as reported in the Guardian.
Note the use of the word ‘can’ but not ‘will’.
I will come back to the Secretary of State’s speech to the Oxford Farming Conference later in the day.[registration_form]