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The UK government is reportedly set to scrap tough plans for checks on all EU goods from next year.
Michael Gove had said that all EU goods would face checks in the absence of a free trade deal at the end of the Brexit transition period.
Business groups warned the government that this would result in extra cost and bureaucracy.
Businesses are also struggling to prepare for new trading arrangements with the EU while dealing with the impact of COVID-19.
Now Boris Johnson’s government plans to minimise checks on goods coming from the EU, according to The Financial Times, in a major U-turn in its Brexit policy.
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Boris Johnson’s government is reportedly set to scrap its plans to apply full checks on goods coming from the European Union immediately after the end of the Brexit transition period in December.
The UK government insisted earlier this year that the UK would full apply checks and controls to all goods coming from the EU from next year if the two sides had not negotiated a free trade deal by then.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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