UK government unveils plans for more post-Brexit border control posts

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The UK government is exploring plans to expand the number of inland border control posts (BCPs) to handle any overflow customs checks in the post-Brexit environment.

With the UK’s final departure from the EU set for 1 January, an updated border operating model confirms that a further five inland sites are being studied as potential BCPs.

Facilities at Thames Gateway, Birmingham, Holyhead, Fishguard/Pembroke and Dover would increase the number of BCPs to 10 and would be intended to become operational in July.

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Source: The Loadstar