Archie Norman: ‘Pointless enforcement of Customs Union is destructive to businesses’

Marks & Spencer chair Archie Norman

About 40,000 pages of forms to fill in per week, trucks turned back because they are sometimes filled in with the ‘wrong coloured’ ink, and debates over the dairy content of chocolate chip cookies. M&S’s chair starkly sets out his concerns about EU trade rules enforcement in the island of Ireland in a letter to Brexit minister Lord Frost

The issues we are facing as a direct result of the current customs arrangements and compliance regime to the Republic and, in all likelihood in the North are very threatening to our business


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