Labour’s Stella Creasy elicits confirmation of higher charges to firms which some say risk further fuelling food inflationThe government has admitted it will cost businesses £330m each year in additional charges when new post-Brexit border controls on animal and plant products imported from the European Union are implemented next year.Lucy Neville-Rolfe, a minister of state in the Cabinet Office, confirmed the estimated annual cost adding that the UK needs tighter border controls to “protect our international reputation” in a letter to Labour MP Stella Creasy, the chair of the Labour Movement for Europe. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/business/2023/oct/01/uk-admits-extra-330m-a-year-charges-post-brexit-food-imports
Author : Mark Sweney
Publish date : 2023-10-01 15:59:44
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