Johnson’s Ireland plan is a dead duck, says Tudor boss

Boris Johnson’s proposals for replacing the so-called Irish backstop was never likely to be agreed by the EU, said director of Leeds-based Tudor International Freight, Adam Johnson, following reports that the bloc had rejected the government’s alternative framework. He explained the backstop was the element of the current draft withdrawal agreement that would effectively keep the whole UK in the EU’s customs union temporarily after Brexit.  Mr Johnson said the backstop’s ... [+]

No easy way out of Brexit impasse, warns forwarder

The so-called Malthouse Compromise may not end the current Brexit impasse, warns Adam Johnson, director of Leeds-based Tudor International Freight. He says that the proposed blueprint for the period following UK withdrawal from the bloc, which had emerged in recent days, was unlikely to be adopted for various reasons. The approach, the ... [+]

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