Jacob Rees-Mogg has said that there would be no need for customs checks at Dover on EU imports in the event of a no-deal Brexit, suggesting that any delays for exports to Europe would be France’s responsibility.
The leading Conservative party Brexiter said checks would not be needed because EU goods could be trusted.
“The delays will not be at Dover, they will be at Calais,” Rees-Mogg told him, claiming that the French would have to conducts checks under EU law, but the UK would not as it would have taken back control of its borders.
Because if there’s one thing that the last two years has taught us – and I’ve got to admit, if nothing else, the last two years have been a rapid and immersive education in customs unions, single markets and so on –…
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