German MEP says customs may ‘close one eye’ after Brexit
Bernd Lange, who chairs the EU committee on international trade, says that initially officers would need to adopt an understanding approach
Customs officials inspecting goods arriving from Britain after January 1 are likely to “close one eye” to breaches of the regulations, the chairman of the European Parliament’s trade committee has predicted.
There is widespread concern that the new customs and food and animal health checks on British goods could cause congestion across Dublin due to the volume of trucks being held up at the city’s port.
The Revenue Commissioners have...
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