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As the cost of Brexit is counted in wrecked livelihoods, ordinary people are starting to call it out. Loudly. Peter Corr is a lorry driver in Derbyshire.
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A British wholesaler who supplies the UK retail market is moving his business to the South of France in order to mitigate Brexit redtape, which he says has cost his business £150,000.
Daniel Lambert, who supplies M&S, Waitrose and 300 independent retailers, to set up in France after £150,000 hole in revenue.
"Once upon a time we had frictionless access to France, and freedom of movement into the entire European Union. Then we voted to get rid of that, and here we are."
Aerial footage shows thousands of lorries queueing on the main road towards the port of Dover on Saturday, with UK authorities blaming French officials for the chaos – a claim France has denied. A major incident was declared as a second day of travel disruption consumed the key port amid additional post-Brexit checks.
A crisis relief charity is being drafted in to ease the suffering of lorry drivers in post-Brexit queues. RE:ACT Disaster Response usually respond to help after earthquakes, hurricanes and floods.
RE:ACT Disaster Response has agreed a £180,000 six-month contract with Kent County Council to ease stuck truckers’ nightmare waits to board ferries and Eurotunnel shuttles
UK hauliers of perishable goods are wanting to be prioritised at the port crossing into Europe, complaining that long wait times are causing products to go bad.
Intense traffic congestion around Dover is partly down to “Brexit scenarios”, according to the head of the British Ports Association.
Food body warns of ‘post-Brexit perception problem’ over recurring traffic gridlock.
TRADERS hoping to pass goods through the UK’s busiest port have been hit by further trouble after the Government's post-Brexit IT system went down.
Traffic hell getting to the county's ports has been exacerbated after it emerged a major post-Brexit customs system crashed - adding extra time for lorries heading to the Continent.
In January, the port’s chief executive told me that, since leaving the EU, it now takes an extra 3 minutes for a vehicle to clear the border and check-in before boarding ship. / This makes Dover more susceptible to clogging-up when things get busy and queuing is more commonplace.
London-formed trio are the latest act to be hurt by Brexit red tape.
A lack of food and farm workers “caused by Brexit and accentuated by the pandemic” meant at least 35,000 pigs were culled and tonnes of crops left to rot in the fields last year, a damning report has revealed.
Sky's Ian King explains why the company, which cut over 1,000 jobs in response to the pandemic, is again having to slash costs through job losses.
Ministers say port does not tell government how long hauliers are waiting for ‘security’ reasons.
Frustrated charity workers have said that items they are trying to get to war-torn Ukraine are stuck at the Port of Dover due to complex post-Brexit paperwork and custom checks.
Lorry loads of items donated by people across south Wales to help those fleeing the war in Ukraine are being delayed from getting through to those who need them 'because of red tape at customs'.
Donations now exempt from new border bureaucracy.
An island nation must trade with its nearest mainland, whatever our new Brexit opportunities minister claims.
More than a year on from Brexit Welsh companies say they are feeling the pinch from making fewer sales to Europe.