Any introduction of tariffs, quotas and new customs clearances at UK ports after the UK leaves the EU could cause “significant difficulties” for the supply chain, an influential group of MPs have been told. Montrose Port Authority chief executive Nicholas Scott-Gray warned the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Freight Transport (APPG) that if Brexit is wrongly handled, businesses dependant on imports and exports out of UK ports – including road hauliers – risked disaster. “Tariffs, quotas and customs clearance regulations could […]
Pall-Ex has said it is “saddened” by the UK’s decision to leave the European Union and reiterated its warning that the forthcoming Brexit will “deeply” affect the supply chain.
More than a third of hauliers (35%) have felt an effect from Britain’s decision to quit the EU, according to a new survey.
The Liberal Democrats have blamed Brexit and the subsequent fall in the value of the pound since the vote for a 5ppl increase in the cost of fuel over the period, something they claim will be a longer term trend despite the current respite in UK pump prices.