Post-Brexit transition border checks could cause fresh food supply problems, an industry body has warned.
The sound of silence - Chris Grey 14/02/2020
'For at the same time as attempting to relegate Brexit to distant memory, the government is also claiming all kinds of benefits from “having left the EU”.'
Boris Johnson Brexit deal to cause price hikes and shortages of fresh fruit and vegetables, retail chiefs warn 11/02/2020
'This is going to hit us in January....customers are really going to see the problems on supermarket shelves'
Michael Gove admits Brexit will bring years of confusion at borders as trade checks imposed 10/02/2020
Realities of leaving single market and customs union revealed to businesses - after controversy ducked during election campaign.
De facto deputy PM says nearly all EU imports will be subject to checks from next year.
Non-alignment with EU will mean ‘extra processes’ and not frictionless trade.
Representative body warns firms would simply not fill out forms moving goods to Britain.
The Chancellor has warned there will be no alignment with EU regulations after Brexit - despite a pledge being made in the North East by Boris Johnson that standards would be protected.
The UK Chancellor said the Treasury would not lend support to manufacturers that favour EU rules.
“This represents the death knell for frictionless trade," said one business leader.
Brussels rules out 'mutual recognition' of regulations between EU and UK ahead of talks.
North’s economy will be closer to Republic’s in terms of rules, regulations and practices.
EU teachers are likely to face fees of £4,345 to work in the UK for five years after Brexit in a move that will worsen an existing recruitment crisis, ministers have been warned.
This Treasury document sets out things that trade experts have been saying pretty clearly, but that the government has refused to accept.
If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, the government will not be able to support all affected industries. Against a backdrop of steeply deteriorating public finances, the government will be forced into impossible choices about which businesses and industries to save. Without clear principles, the fight over subsidies will be swamped by politics.
BREXIT will lead to more red tape at ports such as Newhaven, the Liberal Democrats claim.
One of Boris Johnson’s business ministers has insisted the prime minister was correct in arguing that businesses in Northern Ireland will not have to fill in forms to export goods to the rest of the UK after Brexit, despite this being an apparent part of the departure deal.
Boris Johnson accused of misleading parliament after saying there would be 'no checks' between Northern Ireland and Britain 23/10/2019
Prime minister directly contradicts the Brexit secretary and NI secretary over post-Brexit checks.
The government's own impact assessment of the Brexit deal confirms firms will have to pay fees, fill out forms and face border inspections when sending goods within the UK.
Firms in Northern Ireland will have to submit declaration forms for goods heading to the rest of the UK, under the government's Brexit deal.
Boris Johnson is flogging a dodgy Brexit deal. No wonder he doesn't want you to look under the bonnet 22/10/2019
Boris Johnson's Brexit Bill has major consequences for the UK and our future prosperity. MPs would be failing in their duty if they did not scrutinise it line-by-line.
Brexit Secretary admits businesses will need to fill out export declaration forms.
Brexit secretary under fire after admitting Northern Ireland firms will be forced to fill out export forms when sending goods to Britain 21/10/2019
'Just to be clear, exit summary declarations will be required in terms of NI to GB'
Brexit deal complex, bureaucratic and leaving more questions than answers, say Northern Ireland farmers 18/10/2019
The Ulster Farmers’ Union has said Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal is “complex and bureaucratic” in its first assessment of the plans.
A sea border would mean checks at major ports in Great Britain and Northern Ireland, such as Holyhead, Liverpool, Belfast and Larne.