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 […]
Calls have been made for further investigations in the UK into alleged price-fixing in the oil industry, after European anti-trust regulators confirmed they had carried out raids on several firms involved in the sector.
Even if customs clearance is reinstated following Brexit, leaving the EU remains the best thing for the UK, according to Europa Worldwide Group MD Andrew Baxter.
The SNP has attacked Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport, for having no plan in place to ensure that international hauliers have access to the European single market that has “served logistics for nearly half a century”.