The Brexit Border Tax: What are the papers saying?


There is growing concern about the impact of the Brexit Border Tax

Here's just some of the recent press coverage! 


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Brexit border rules could cut shelf life of fresh food from EU by a fifth, say experts.- 

Guardian 30/1/2024

New Brexit food checks will test Britain’s supply chains- 

BBC 30/1/24

New Brexit border rules will hit UK supply chains, food industry warns- 

Financial Times 29/1/24

Food imports at risk in confusion over cost of post-Brexit checks- 

The Times 29/1/24


EU Brexit border checks kick in this week — but are we ready?- 

The Times 28/1/24

‘It’s impossible to plan’: UK importers braced for storm at ports amid new Brexit checks.- 

Guardian 27/1/24

New Brexit rules and EU vet shortage put meat imports at risk- 

Guardian 27/1/24

Why cheese, fish and flowers could all soon cost more because of new Brexit rules- 

Sky News 27/1/23

Warning EU border system has lasting "negative impacts"- 

BBC 26/1/24

Roses are red, violets are blue, fears of shortages on Valentine's Day, over Brexit checks with the EU- 

Sky News 25/1/24

New UK border checks are ‘disaster waiting to happen’, warns flower industry- 

Financial Times 3/1/24

UK industry fears disruption from new post-Brexit border checks-

Reuters 23/1/24

New Brexit checks 'pose existential threat' to UK fruit and flower growers.- 

Guardian 22/1/2024

New Brexit red tape creating ‘existential’ crisis, say food and flower firms- 

The Independent 22/1/24

'Significant changes' coming for Irish trade to GB- 

BBC 22/1/24

Customs checkpoint 22 miles from Dover 'creates hole in the border'- 

The Telegraph 21/1/24