EU demands billions from UK as ‘Made in China’ row widens: Britain accused of flouting Brexit rules 14/03/2022
The European Union is demanding £2.5bn in compensation from Britain for failing to apply customs rules to Chinese imports.
UK ‘failed to fulfil its obligations’ to stop Chinese companies flooding market with cheap clothes.
Non-binding opinion says UK allowed criminal gangs to flood Europe with cheap Chinese-made clothes.
Europe Letter: Pro-light touch UK ignored undervaluation of Chinese imports
The committee acted after Channel 4 News revealed how Mr Farage’s lavish lifestyle was funded to the tune of £450,000 by Arron Banks’ companies.
Olaf agency is carrying out an assessment of payments made by Arron Banks. / The European Union’s anti-fraud watchdog is considering whether Nigel Farage should be investigated for any illegal activity over lavish payment from Arron Banks, the Guardian has learned.
Institute for Direct Democracy denied funds as EU’s anti-fraud office investigates ‘irregularities’. / A political group linked to Ukip has lost a legal attempt to restore EU funds that were suspended over fraud allegations, adding to financial pressure on Eurosceptic parties.