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Retail, Food & Hospitality Brexit Update W/E 11th October

13 October 2020
Retail, Food & Hospitality Brexit Update W/E 11th October. Red lines block progress of negotiations.

Brexit Developments 

Red lines block progress of negotiations: In a speech to the European Council on 6 October, EU Vice President Maros Sefcovic (in the absence of Ursula Von der Leyen due to self-isolation) set out for member states that the EU position remained that withdrawal agreement commitments on Northern Ireland, level playing field, citizens rights and financial matters must be met in full in any agreement which differed from a UK report of a conversation between Boris Johnson and EU Council President Charles Michel. suggesting that Fisheries was the major sticking point. The Scottish government has voted to withhold its consent to the UK Internal Market Bill. View > View > View > View > View >

GB-EU border operating model published: The Cabinet Office has published an operating model for the UK border from 1 January 2021 providing further detail on how the GB-EU border will work and the actions that traders, hauliers and passengers need to take. Hauliers will need a Kent Access Permit to proceed to the border. EU, EEA and Swiss national ID cards will not be acceptable for travel to the UK, including for drivers, from October 2021. View > View > View >

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