Customs Union Likely According To Minister

by | Apr 8, 2019

A government minister has recently recognised that a customs union with the EU is the most likely outcome of talks between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn.

The solicitor general Robert Buckland, risked causing further tensions in the Conservative Party, by insisting his party needed to compromise to rescue Brexit.

Meanwhile, ahead of Wednesday’s European council summit, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator – Michel Barnier – will be flying to Dublin for talks today with Irelands prime minister including his deputy and the finance minister.

Irelands prime minister – Leo Varadkar – recently stated it would be logical for checks on goods coming in from the UK to be carried out in Belfast and Larne as a way of protecting the single market while keeping the border with the republic invisible.

The PM expects the UK government to follow through with the promise made in the December 2017 joint report with all the provisions of the backstop, along with customs checks at Northern Ireland ports to be put in place in the event of a no-deal scenario.

Customs Insights provide a range of customs related solutions including customs clearance, consultancy, Brexit planning and both AEO application and management. To talk to one of our customs specialists about planning for Brexit, then please email enquiries@customsinsights.co.uk or call 01304 211652.

Follow Us:

Consultancy Services

Ensure compliance, resolve difficulties, manage efficiencies and reduce duty.

CFSP Bureau Services

Customs Freight Simplified Procedures, a simplified electronic paperless gateway.

Specialist Customs Regimes

Compliance and assistance for the many specialist Customs regimes.

More News…..

VAT With Or Without A Deal

VAT With Or Without A Deal

After last week’s acceptance of Boris Johnson’s deal in parliament, the EU followed up by agreeing a further extension to Brexit until 31 January 2019. While the deal was approved in principle, all options remain firmly on the table as parliament can still fail to get...

The Brexit Deal And Northern Ireland

The Brexit Deal And Northern Ireland

EU leaders backed and agreed a third extension to Brexit on Friday, and today confirmed a new deadline date of 31st January 2020.  This follows last week’s parliamentary votes to accept Boris Johnson’s deal but to refuse the short timescale. The deal is a modified...

UK Gov Issue No Deal Guidelines

UK Gov Issue No Deal Guidelines

While parliament remains in the middle of critical debates surrounding the no deal scenario, the UK Gov site has issued guidelines to businesses on how to prepare for the possibility.The guide outlines what steps UK businesses should take to be able to send and...

Share This