Failure to impose post-Brexit border controls causing risk to food standards, watchdog warns 27/06/2022
The government’s failure to impose full import controls on food coming from the EU since Brexit has exposed the UK to increased risk of sub-standard products reaching the shelves, a new report has warned.
The disregard for Welsh ports during and since Brexit is part and parcel of Wales’ wider marginalisation within the political economy of the UK 27/06/2022
EU Commission rejects UK’s new legislation and launches legal action against Britain.
Goods lorries entering Northern Ireland (NI) from Great Britain would have to complete a three-page certificate under EU plans to simplify post-Brexit trading arrangements.
The EU has announced new legal action against the UK government over its plans to scrap parts of the post-Brexit deal for Northern Ireland.
Business groups warn of potential harm to north-south trade under British bill.
Minister angers owners who fear they wasted millions to hurriedly install border infrastructure.
Britain has delayed imposing its full post-Brexit import controls on goods from the European Union again, pushing it back until the end of next year, saying it did not want to add more fuel to fast-rising inflation.
Minister expected to frame move as a use of UK’s independent powers despite industry reports of unreadiness.
The U.K. is postponing checks on imported food and fresh products from the EU until the end of 2023, as it announced a review of the post-Brexit regime.
The British Poultry Council’s chief executive has warned that an ongoing lack of reciprocity in UK-EU trade risks “normalising unfair trade with our largest and most important trading partner”.
Intense traffic congestion around Dover is partly down to “Brexit scenarios”, according to the head of the British Ports Association.
The UK food industry needs more information 'urgently' to prepare for imports from the EU, MPs have told Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs George Eustice.
UK agriculture is highly exposed to serious diseases imported from Europe, including African swine fever (ASF), because of a failure to get new border control posts (BCPs) operational before July 2022, a senior vet has warned.
The inquiry investigates what impact our new trading relationship with the EU is having on the movement of live animals and on animal health in the context of the UK’s ability to respond to, and monitor, disease outbreaks.
Extra import controls will be ‘impossible’ for small businesses, says food industry chief.
The government is exploring a controversial further delay to post-Brexit checks on imports from the EU because of growing alarm that they will exacerbate the cost of living crisis.
For the past two years now, British poultry businesses that trade with the EU have faced a double standard.
Sharp fall in qualified professionals needed to sign off health certificates for products going to EU.
The status of Brexit checks at Northern Ireland ports remained unclear on Thursday morning after a deadline passed for a ministerial order to halt them.
Brexit is making the current record outbreak of avian influenza (AI) far more difficult to deal with according to the British Poultry Council (BPC).
The system for checks on agri-foods at Northern Ireland's sea ports is "not fit for purpose", according to an audit carried out by the European Commission.
Bureaucratic Brexit checks have begun and are hitting British businesses when they’re at their most vulnerable 06/01/2022
Inflation is rising, worker shortages are grinding us down and consumers are hurting, but No.10 is introducing measures which will make the situation worse
From 1 January checks and paperwork will finally begin and EU exporters face a rude awakening.
Small businesses and the agri-food sector have been hardest hit by changes to trade following the implementation of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) nearly a year ago, peers warn.