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Grant Shapps on the case for a free trade in Haggis…

“President Obama – whose family tree is said to go all the way back to a 12th-century king of Scotland – has never in his life been able to buy an authentic Scottish haggis for his family, not even on Burns night. Now, you may or may not like haggis… But, to paraphrase Voltaire: I may not agree with what the Scottish eat, but I will defend to the death their right to eat it! It would be wonderful to decriminalise haggis – but, of course, most trade barriers aren’t criminal in nature…”

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Tobias Ellwood tells LBC…

“So Jeremy Corbyn will meet with Hamas, Hezbollah and the IRA with no preconditions, but won’t meet the British Prime Minister without her agreeing to his precondition.”


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