From queues in Dover to rising food prices, Brexit has been blamed for a number of things impacting families. But it has given us Rishi Sunak's 'Brexit pub guarantee' - here we look at the good, the bad and the ugly consequences.
Brits have pledged never to go through the port of Dover again after long queues at customs made the journey intolerable.
The Kent port issued the alert ahead of many schools in England and Wales breaking up for summer on Friday. / Holidaymakers sailing from the Port of Dover are being warned to expect two-and-a-half hour delays this week.
Visit Kent Westminster reception hears of the opportunities – and challenges – for tourism following Brexit and the pandemic 06/06/2023
Brexit played role in Dover chaos, No 10 admits after Braverman blames bad weather and Easter 03/04/2023
‘Obviously we recognise there are new processes in place,’ says Downing Street. / No 10 has admitted that “new processes” brought in after Brexit has contributed to several days of travel chaos at the Port of Dover.
Port of Dover officials have hit back at claims by the home secretary that long queues at the port are not a result of Brexit.
Suella Braverman also argued that travellers caught-up in the mega queues at Dover this weekend should 'be a bit patient'.
Post-Brexit passport rules mean it typically takes 20 minutes to process passengers on a coach – far longer than before.
The European Union's new Entry Exit System could see much longer queues at UK ports including Dover and St Pancras International, Folkestone and Dover when it comes into force next year.
Ministers say leaving the EU ‘has given the UK a world of future opportunities’. So I have tracked down the travel advantages.
Doug Bannister, CEO of the Port of Dover, has expressed concerns that the time it takes to process a car at Dover will increase from around 90 seconds to 10 minutes when the European Union's incoming Entry/Exit System is brought in.
EU fingerprint checks and travel chaos expected next summer as SNP blame Brexit 2 hrs ago 13/10/2022
FINGERPRINT checks set to be introduced on the EU border could cause significant disruption to holidaymakers, industry experts have warned.
The Port of Dover has called on the government to share the “rules of the game” when it comes to post-Brexit checks.
Port’s CEO Doug Bannister warns MPs that checkpoint times for motorists leaving the UK could increase seven-fold.
There's one thing that the two candidates locked in a bad-tempered battle to be Britain's next prime minister agree on: Brexit is nothing to do with any of the woes facing the UK right now. / The inconvenient truth, as the head of the port of Dover has confirmed, is that Brexit has indeed contributed to the chaos.
Over the last weekend, the Port of Dover has handled almost 142,000 travellers, many of whom have been forced to wait for hours to cross the borders into France.
A French regional leader has blamed Brexit for delays at Dover and Folkestone and suggested the UK should join the Schengen zone.
Dover port boss blames Brexit for delays as he explains passport 'checks and stamps' [6 mins] 23/07/2022
Port of Dover boss Doug Bannister has told LBC that it's "absolutely true" that Brexit is ultimately to blame for the extreme delays at the port of Dover because passports require extra checks.
New biometric checks will be required this summer, potentially meaning long delays.
Brexit checks to cause delays for tourists driving to Europe unless deal is made, warns Port of Dover boss 24/01/2022
New Brexit checks will cause vast delays to tourists entering the EU unless a new agreement is brought in, the head of the Port of Dover has claimed.
Why are lorries queueing on the A20 at Dover? Fears increase over Brexit border check delays 22/01/2022
Under new rules introduced on January 1, 2022, freight carriers now have to perform more extensive checks at the UK-EU border and this means that exporting goods to Europe can take longer at the checkpoints.
New biometric checks at EU border in Dover, Kent, will cause 'miles of traffic jams' [3 mins] 21/01/2022
ITV News Business and Economics Editor Joel Hills reports on the expected delays due to be caused when new biometric checks at the EU border in Kent are introduced.
‘Brexit to blame’: Huge lorry queues at Dover as port bosses call for talks on EU checks [1 min] 21/01/2022
‘It’s entirely Brexit,’ says haulier who has been caught up in 15km queues.