The UK cannot use the Northern Irish border as a “test case” for its future customs relationship with the EU, Brexit chief negotiator Michel Barnier has warned. However Barnier also said the imposition of a hard border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland needed to be avoided. Speaking at a news conference following the publication of the EU’s, Guiding principles on the dialogue for Ireland/Northern Ireland, last week, Barnier raised concerns at the UK’s proposals for border arrangement […]
Trade associations have expressed concern that the general election in June could prevent government tackling pressing industry issues.
What will Brexit mean for supply chains? How it will affect border crossings? What will it mean for the wider economy?
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.