Hauliers are calling for the government to clarify the level of import tariffs to be placed on new trucks in the event of a no-deal Brexit after a government document revealed it has been hiked from a promised 10% to 16%. Last month industry leaders were told by government officials that a planned 22% tax on HGV imports was to be reduced to 10%, bringing it into line with the car industry. However, a government document dubbed “Non-preferential tariff rates […]
The government has confirmed that around 50,000 workers will need to be recruited to fill out customs paperwork for trade with the EU after Brexit in a Canada-style deal.
Hauliers heading for the Channel crossings in the event of a no-deal Brexit will face a £300 fine if they try to avoid queues by using alternative routes to those designated under Operation Brock. Hauliers without the proper paperwork needed at the border will also be turned back.
Post-Vote Brexit Survey: Last month UK voters made arguably the most momentous decision in the country’s post- Second World War history when they backed Brexit.