RHA chief executive Richard Burnett said: “The original proposal of a 22% tariff on HGVs coming in from the EU was unbelievable. A 10% tariff will still be crippling and will severely damage the lives and livelihoods of those responsible for operating the very industry that keeps the UK fit to live in. … [Read more...] about Tories in fresh Brexit row after overhauled no-deal tariffs met with backlash
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“Trade deals live or die by the basis by which public is prepared to support them,” Gove added. “TTIP [the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership] ran up against opposition both in the UK and the EU – if we strike a deal with the US it may be that some aspects which do cause concern to the citizens here wouldn’t be allowed to get through the House of Commons.” … [Read more...] about Focus on quality not weakened regulation post-Brexit, Gove tells farmers
Trade talks with the US and Australia are also underway, as well as ministers trying to seal a deal with the European Union at the same time. … [Read more...] about New Zealand lashes out at UK for failing to secure ‘enormous opportunity’ of post-Brexit trade deal
"That is by a vote of no confidence in the government, a temporary government to set up a general election, in which we promise that there would then be a second referendum vote which included viable options both for leaving with a deal and Remain.” … [Read more...] about Labour in row with ‘petulant’ Lib Dems hours before talks to stop no-deal Brexit
Jess Sargeant, a researcher at the Institute for Government thinktank, said the INISC was likely to make recommendations to the joint committee. One urgent task is to look at what goods will be subject to tariffs when crossing the Irish Sea using data on trade journeys and the goods “at risk” of entering the single market by crossing the border into the Republic of Ireland. … [Read more...] about Brexit talks: who is involved and what is being covered?