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October 10, 2020 Brexit

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

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.

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October 4, 2020 Brexit

Brexit: EU starts legal action against UK over deal breach plan

An EU deadline for the government to remove sections of the Internal Market Bill expired on Wednesday. The "letter of formal notice" could eventually lead to a court case against the UK at the European Court of Justice, the EU's top court.

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September 23, 2020 Brexit

U.K. warns of 7,000-truck line in worst-case Brexit scenario

The British government is warning of 7,000 truck-long queues in Kent in a “reasonable worst case” scenario due to Brexit, a stark assessment of the potential chaos when the U.K. leaves the European Union’s single market and customs union at the end of the year.

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August 13, 2020 Brexit

Britain 'absolutely confident' will keep supply chains moving after Brexit: transport minister

Britain is “absolutely confident” it will keep supply chains moving regardless of the outcome of negotiations with the European Union on a future trade agreement post Brexit, transport minister Grant Shapps said on Friday.

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Medicine

August 4, 2020 Brexit

Medicine suppliers in UK urged to stockpile in preparation for end of Brexit transition period

The UK government has written an open letter to medicine suppliers, outlining how supply can be maintained after the end of the Brexit transition period.

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