Tuesday June 2, 2020

Revenue will spend €15m this year on Brexit staff

It has hired 400 staff, most of whom are customs officers who are being assigned to work in airports and ports to check exports and imports to Britain

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
31st March, 2019

Revenue is expected to spend almost €15 million this year on the wages of the new staff it has hired to deal with Brexit.

It has hired 400 staff, most of whom are customs officers who are being assigned to work in airports and ports to check exports and imports to Britain.

Even if the British government manages to avoid a hard Brexit, Revenue is still preparing for it to be treated as a ‘third country’...

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