MPs Visit Customs Agencies At Dover

by | Feb 18, 2019

As the deadline for Brexit approaches, two MPs met with key customs agencies at Dover last week, to discuss important issues in the event of a no deal, with Customs Insights Managing Director – Terry Clear in attendance.

MPs Owen Paterson, Member of Parliament for North Shropshire and Charlie Elphicke, Member of Parliament for Dover & Deal, arranged the visit to hear about customs agencies preparations for a smooth transition in the event that the UK leaves the EU on WTO terms.

After the meeting, Owen Paterson stated that it was essential that the Government listens to and acts on expert advice.

Terry commented “It’s great to know that MP’s are starting to listen to us over Brexit plans and seeking expert advice in how to overcome the varied obstacles that may occur with a no deal. “

“Customs Insights have been preparing for the UK to leave the customs union for some time, including the eventuality of a no deal. Last year we moved to larger premises and as a Dover based customs specialist, we have been resourcing to cope with the demand that thousands of additional customs entries will bring.

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 or call 01304 211652.

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