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Electronic customs plans are fantasy, says Labour Transport chief – updated

Suggestions by the government that an electronic system can somehow solve all the problems of getting trucks in and out of the country are “fantasy”, said Shadow Transport Secretary, Andy McDonald. In answer to a question at the All-Party Parliamentary Maritime and Ports Group on 26 February about whether any progress had been made with numberplate-reading systems, as mooted in Government white papers on the post-Brexit customs regime, he said: ... [+]

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