Requiring hauliers to obtain special permits to enter Kent from neighbouring counties will be “pointless”, an industry body has claimed.
Hauliers will need special permits to gain access to Kent as the Government confirmed controversial plans to create an “internal border” in an attempt to avoid post-Brexit gridlock.
Hauliers reacted angrily after ministers warned of 7,000-truck-long queues in Kent if they fail to prepare for the end of the Brexit transition period.
Ministers have warned of 7,000 truck-long queues in Kent after the Brexit transition period ends as a worst-case scenario if hauliers fail to prepare for changes to customs rules.
A new trade deal between the UK and Japan sets an “unwelcome precedent”, Scottish Government ministers warned, as they complained that the devolved administrations had little input.
Developers will be able to ignore normal planning rules and move at a "far quicker pace" in Boris Johnson's post-Brexit free ports - raising fears about the impact on local communities.
Boris Johnson's blueprint for a post-Brexit Britain caused consternation at home and abroad when it was published this week.
A Government plan to override elements of Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal with Brussels would breach international law, a senior minister has confirmed.
Progress must be made in crunch negotiations this week in order to broker a deal in time for the end of the Brexit transition period, the UK’s chief negotiator has warned his EU counterpart.
Downing Street has said new Brexit legislation is necessary to protect the Northern Ireland peace process if Britain is unable to secure a free trade deal with the EU.
Ministers have denied they are preparing to tear up commitments made in Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal with the EU if there is no agreement with Brussels on free trade.
A “treacherous betrayal” enacted by a group of Tory “charlatans” is how various political figures have described the Government’s reported plan to rip-up the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement ahead of the next round of trade talks.
Boris Johnson’s administration looked to have raised the stakes over this week’s post-Brexit trade negotiations as reports emerged that ministers plan to rip-up the Withdrawal Agreement.
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said a trade deal with Brussels is “there for the taking” as the Government looked to step up pressure on the European Union to give way on the remaining sticking points.
The UK’s chief negotiator has said the Government is not “scared” of walking away from talks with the European Union without a deal and vowed not to blink in the final phase.
Boris Johnson has defended trade role prospect Tony Abbott amid allegations of homophobia and misogyny, saying the former prime minister’s election by the people of Australia “speaks for itself”.
Liz Truss has blamed the European Union for the crippling US tariff hikes on Scotch whisky.
Plans to create a special tax-free zone in the north-east could have a "devastating" impact on the local economy, an accountancy expert has warned.
Liz Truss has vowed to consign the "unacceptable and unfair" US whisky tariffs to the "bin of history", as she accused the European Union of not doing enough to protect British interests.
Scottish distillers face another six months of hardship, after Donald Trump refused to lift punitive tariffs on whisky and liqueurs.
The Brussels and UK chief negotiators have aired mixed messages over the likelihood of a post-Brexit trade deal following the conclusion of their latest London-round of talks.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he hopes a trade deal with the UK that reduces trade barriers can be done “as soon as possible”.
Ministers resisted a Tory backbench attempt to give Parliament a definitive say on post-Brexit trade deals as flagship legislation cleared the Commons.
Different regulations on goods between Scotland and the rest of the UK will cost consumers, the Scottish Secretary has warned.
Scottish gin producers fear a "hammer blow" to the industry if Donald Trump proceeds with his plan to impose another round of punitive tariffs on British goods.
Failure to find a fishing compromise in the Brexit talks "will hurt" the Scottish industry, insiders warned as negotiations entered extra time.
‘We have the three things Japanese tourists want’: Provost says north-east can benefit from ‘historic economic link’ with Japan
The north-east could benefit from its "historic economic link" to Japan, Aberdeen's Lord Provost has said as the UK begins talks on a post-Brexit trade deal.
Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom has said Britain and the United States remain committed to reaching a free trade deal, despite a dispute over UK plans to tax US tech giants.
North-east businesses are keen to boost trade by taking part in a workshop in Germany.
Members of the fishing industry will meet the US ambassador today to discuss trade opportunities.