Johnson’s promised Brexit border in Irish Sea ‘will not be ready in time’

Influential thinktank warns that UK will need to extend transition period in wake of coronavirus or risk very hard border

A new Brexit border in the Irish Sea will not be ready by Boris Johnson’s end-of-year deadline, according to a new analysis that warns more than 60 administrations, government departments and public bodies will be involved in overseeing the new system.

Ministers finally admitted last week that there would be some checks on certain goods entering Northern Ireland from the rest of the UK from next January, when the Brexit transition period comes to an end.

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Author: Michael Savage | Source

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