Customs tariffs and border controls after Brexit could push up costs, MPs hear


 

Hauliers in Northern and Southern Ireland have expressed concern over customs tariffs and border controls springing up after Brexit, warning that costs must increase to mitigate the effects. MPs belonging to Northern Ireland’s Affairs Committee were told this week that a ‘hard border’ between the two countries would cause economic problems and that an EU border should be set up within the UK mainland instead. Sinead McLaughlin, chief executive of Londonderry Chamber of Commerce, said hauliers in Donegal and Derry […]