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FTA response to government spending review

FTA RESPONSE TO GOVERNMENT SPENDING REVIEW

Heidi Skinner, Head of Policy & Public Affairs Manager at FTA, commented: “As the business organisation representing the logistics sector, FTA is pleased to see the Chancellor’s announcement of a further £2 billion for Brexit delivery in the Spending Review 4 September 2019. The logistics industry is acutely aware of …

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Port of Tyne granted AEO Customs Check Status

PORT OF TYNE GRANTED AEO CUSTOMS CHECK STATUS

The Port of Tyne, one of the UK’s busiest ports, has been granted Authorised Economic Operator (‘AEO’) status as part of its preparations for Brexit. AEO status is an internationally recognised quality mark, awarded by HMRC; it means that the Port’s customs checks and processes meet international standards as well …

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Time for politics to give way to action says FTA

TIME FOR POLITICS TO GIVE WAY TO ACTION SAYS FTA

The time has come for government to put the politics of Brexit to one side, come clean with industry, and share its full impact assessment for a No Deal departure from the EU, according to FTA, the organisation which speaks for the logistics sector. After this weekend’s leak of the …

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AAC proposals for Irish border post Brexit unrealistic, says FTA

AAC proposals for Irish border post Brexit unrealistic says FTA

FTA, the business organisation which represents the interests of the logistics industry in the UK, has reiterated its call for a frictionless border in Ireland after Brexit. Responding to the Alternative Arrangements Commission (AAC) Consultation, FTA has emphasised that at present no border exists anywhere that can deliver frictionless trade, …

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Gatt 24 is the new Catch 22 says ParcelHero

Gatt 24 is the new Catch 22 says ParcelHero

Prime Minister hopeful Boris Johnson claims Gatt Article 24 will allow free trade between the UK and the EU post a no-deal Brexit. But the international shipping expert ParcelHero says Gatt 24 can’t be implemented without a deal – making it a Catch 22 situation. The Conservative Party leadership contender …

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