Government delays import border checks until October


International hauliers are breathing a sigh of relief after the government was forced to delay the introduction of border checks on imports until October. With many of the key border control posts little more than holes in the ground and with mounting compliance pressure created by pandemic lockdowns and regulations across different European countries, cabinet office minister Michael Gove told the House of Commons it was introducing a “revised timetable” for controls. Gove said: “Thanks to the hard work of […]