HMRC head Jon Thompson has told MPs that it could take up to 5,000 extra staff to handle the additional customs and border checks following Brexit. – just a month after the government set out its proposals for a future customs relationship with the EU.
The London Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called on the government to get UK ports Brexit ready.
Shipping minister John Hayes says he wants to double the UK fleet flying under the ‘Red Duster’ after Brexit.
Christmas 2019 could be threatened if the Home Office goes ahead with proposals to reduce EU workers in the logistics sector, the Freight Transport Association has warned.
The Food & Drink Federation says it is “alarmed” by government proposals for EU immigrants set out in a document leaked to “The Guardian” newspaper.