Richard Burnett from the Road Haulage Association today gave evidence to the Commons Brexit Committee.
We’ve had to sign NDAs to work with government to know and understand what that [customs arrangements in the case of deal and of no deal] looks like. At this stage all I would say is that that customs process from we can see won’t work. Industry is effectively telling HMRC and the Treasury that it won’t work but they’re not listening.
Commenting, Ian Murray MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:
“Richard Burnett from the Road Haulage Association today told the Brexit Committee that the Government’s customs plans ‘won’t work’.
“So not only are we heading for a very bad deal, it will be a very bad deal that won’t even work.
“Nobody voted for endless queues at the border, for more expensive trade and holidays ruined by gridlocked motorways. That is why we need a People’s Vote on any Brexit deal.”