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 […]
FTA Ireland is warning UK shippers and hauliers to ensure any goods sent to the Republic of Ireland are accompanied by the correct declarations paperwork or face potential delays on arrival at Dublin and other Irish ports.
The DfT has confirmed it has no plans to extend the relaxation in enforcement of drivers’ hours rules that has been in effect since late July due to cross-Channel delays arising from industrial action and migrant problems.
The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) is calling for major improvements to regional infrastructure to boost productivity and help England’s regions improve links with international markets.