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Ministers have announced that the border red tape for EU imports, which will apply from October and January next year, will be delayed until July 2022.
These include physical checks on food and other animal-related products and mark the third such delay, giving the UK an advantage over EU exporters exporting goods in the other direction.
It comes as Labor today will challenge Conservative lawmakers to “do the right thing” and call for a vote to have the government scrap its plans to cut Universal Credit.
Ministers have come under constant pressure to reverse their decision to end the £20 raise introduced to support families during the coronavirus pandemic.
During an Opposition Day debate on Wednesday, Labor will call on Tory lawmakers who oppose welfare cuts to vote with them in a non-binding resolution.
Government again delays major border checks on EU imports
The government has announced that it will delay several border red tape for EU imports from October and January next year to July 2022.
These include physical checks on food and other animal-related products which were due in January next year. comes after Granthshala Told that the necessary infrastructure will not be ready in time.
As of Thursday last week, the government was suggesting that businesses should still prepare for new paperwork from October and an already delayed deadline for physical checks in January.
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Government delays major Brexit border check
Expansion comes after warning infrastructure for new checks will not be ready in time
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