Brexit could harm Welsh ports, says report

A Welsh assembly committee report has repeated earlier warnings that Brexit could hit the country’s ports particularly badly. It said that there could be long delays and tailbacks at Holyhead and elsewhere if traffic to and from Ireland had to undergo customs clearance. The cross-party external affairs committee added that it was disappointed that there had been little contact between the Welsh and Irish governments to discuss Brexit. The report added that ... [+]

Brexit could put huge strain on Welsh ports, warns Assembly Member

Labour Welsh Assembly Member Eluned Morgan has warned that the UK leaving the EU customs union could require immense infrastructure at Welsh ports, the BBC reports. There is a danger that freight traffic could be diverted away from Wales if there was a hard border with Ireland, she said. One of ... [+]

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