A selection of current Brexit related news feeds

Brexit News Feeds

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23/09/2020 A Member Of Sage Has Claimed The “Trivial” 10pm Curfew Will Have Little Impact On Slowing Coronavirus Infections ,,Professor John Edmunds, a member of the Sage advisory group, has said the impact on the 10pm curfew will be trivial as he warned current measures do not go “anywhere near far enough”. www.politicshome.com Visit...
23/09/2020 Get ready for Brexit or face 7,000-truck queues in Kent, hauliers told ,,

Michael Gove tells haulage firms to allow for two-day delays as part of worst-case planning

Michael Gove has written to hauliers to warn that if they do not prepare now for Brexit they could face queues of up to 7,000 trucks in Kent, confirming internal cabinet analysis of the potential disruption caused by the UK’s departure from the single market in January.

The letter also warns of two-day delays for cargo travelling to the EU through Dover or Folkestone ferry or Eurotunnel trains in what it is describing as the “reasonable worst-case scenario”.

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23/09/2020 Brexit letter warns of 7,000-truck queues in Kent ,,Exporters to the EU face two-day delays to trade after transition period ends, a cabinet minister warns. www.bbc.co.uk Visit...
22/09/2020 Brexit bill moves on despite MPs' concerns ,,The Internal Market Bill's powers to override the Brexit divorce deal have prompted a row with the EU. www.bbc.co.uk Visit...
22/09/2020 Exclusive: Serco Have Subcontracted Contact Tracing Jobs To The Company Embroiled In The Tax Credits Scandal And Debt Collection Companies ,,The firm behind last year’s tax credits scandal as well as companies linked to debt collection services are among those who have been handed contact tracing roles by Serco, PoliticsHome can reveal. www.politicshome.com Visit...
22/09/2020 Dido Harding Has Been Asked By MPs To Reveal The Evidence Behind Pub Closures ,,Coronavirus testing chief Dido Harding is being asked by MPs to provide the evidence behind the new 10pm pub curfew and the decision to only allow table service. www.politicshome.com Visit...
22/09/2020 Nicola Sturgeon Has Banned Household Mixing In Scotland And Claimed English Measures Do Not Go Far Enough ,,Nicola Sturgeon has announced a ban on households mixing in Scotland, claiming experts say the restrictions introduced in England by Boris Johnson do not go far enough. www.politicshome.com Visit...
22/09/2020 Boris Johnson Has Told The Public They Should Work From Home If Possible As Coronavirus Cases Continue To Rise ,,People will be asked to work from home wherever possible and retail and hospitality staff must wear masks by law as part of new coronavirus restrictions set out by Boris Johnson today. www.politicshome.com Visit...
22/09/2020 'Cutting it tight': Dover port still awaiting Brexit infrastructure funds ,,

Head of EU exit at the port says money needs to be ‘issued rather than talked about’

Dover port is not Brexit ready because it is still waiting for government funds to be released for vital infrastructure for the new border operations, it has been revealed.

It comes as it emerged that the government was considering forcing drivers to obtain a special Brexit passport before entering Kent in a bid to avert queuing chaos in January.

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22/09/2020 Dozens Of MPs' Questions On Coronavirus Testing, Data And PPE Have Been Ignored By Ministers During The Pandemic ,,The government has ignored dozens of questions from shadow ministers on issues including coronavirus testing, data sharing and PPE throughout the pandemic, parliamentary databases show. www.politicshome.com Visit...
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