The International Trade Committee has warned that the cross-border movement of goods is “entering uncharted waters” as the government prepares for two years of Article 50 negotiations. Outlining future trade possibilities post-Brexit, the committee said the government must set out its vision for UK trade after Brexit as well as providing reassurances that contingency plans will be in place if the UK cannot reach a trade agreement with the EU. Committee chair Angus MacNeil MP said: “We are entering uncharted […]
Trade associations have expressed concern that the general election in June could prevent government tackling pressing industry issues.
Claims that the UK supply chain is “in danger of collapsing” as a result of delivery failures and delays caused by migrants attempting to stow away in vehicles passing through Calais are “an exaggeration”, according to the Food Storage & Distribution Federation (FSDF).
A five-point plan explaining how gridlock can be avoided at Dover with goods continuing to stream through ports after Brexit has been presented to the government, with a plea to keep “order at the border”.