Up to 70% of HGVs bound for EU won’t meet new customs rules, National Audit Office claims


The public spending watchdog has criticised the government for failing to prepare for Brexit and said between 40% and 70% of laden HGVs travelling to the EU will not be ready for Customs requirements. In a report into the country’s preparedness for the end of the transition period, the National Audit Office (NAO) said it was now “very unlikely” that businesses would be ready, particularly if the EU implemented full controls at its border. The report said: “Some of this […]