In short..I wish more would realise
UK Gov on 1/1/21 wholly stopped Free Movement of Brits (personally & their business/products & produce) in EU/EEA & in NI
are *still* allowing some Free Movement of EU/EEA (their business/produce/hauliers through unlimited cabotage) in GB
This one here too seems to have been forgotten..
“That [Brexit] deal has been the worst of both worlds as it has increased competition in our domestic markets while cutting us off from Europe – that notion of ‘taking back control’ went out the window,” Mr Green said.
“We are not against competition, but what we have here is not competition, it is an uneven playing field – if you’re a UK company, you’re screwed.”…
In short again ...
"The UK opted against introducing such a policy, with sources claiming the government was concerned about the impact on the country’s supply chains"
Adding more weight to the above thread whether you believe EU needs UK more...
or (actual truth) vice versa? 🤨

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9 Jan
Have been asked to outline the "differences" for 2022.
Tweet 1/ Will now need to complete an expensive (couple of hundred quid) customs carnet listing all equipment items no matter how small & prepare to pay duties on the promotional CDs & other material
Tweet 2/ The pork pies & other animal ingredients produce will now be confiscated & muddy van could be refused entry to EU. Gigs is Brussels & Cologne will need separate work permits & will now be the end of their 2 cabotage max tour.
Tweet 3/ The new guitar will now be subject to import duty when crossing back to UK. As will be the replacement van door. Ill drummer flying home with his (un) lucky drumsticks will fuck up their carnet
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I have copied @JVSwallow words and pasted in the thread below...
If you’ve been following social media channels you’ll see transport operators across Europe & UK seething about delays at borders as the new GVMS system becomes live. With no time to have meaningful trials in 2021 the first anyone could properly use the system came on 1st January
From the get-go we experienced our own delays as a truck that loaded in 2021 (between Xmas and new Year) had an entry that didn’t compute with a system only expecting jobs from 2022.
Numerous calls to HMRC went from being ignored to simply being unable to help.
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4 Jan
I mean...seriously!! I am staggered. I have pondered so many ways to respond to this but I find myself lost for words.…
This was...not some natural disaster...but *choice*...
I wonder who they will be handing MBEs to for (not quite) "ensuring post-Brexit food supply to GB"…
Read 4 tweets
22 Dec 21
Continued advantage EU businesses over GB counterparts & smugglers charter it is then ..
As predicted…
**Even now**, software suppliers are still in discussion with HMRC on what the customs system does and does not do, and are having to contend with a lot of conflicting information,” the source said.
the issue is that government agencies have been unable to enforce the regulations and this is because they were put in a position where they had to either enforce the regulation or prioritise flow,” the source continued.
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12 Dec 21
another one of us bites the dust...
at a time when the brexit UK needs us more than ever.
Get yourself back in that customs free Single Market asap UK !!!
Best of luck @montydog58 👍
"UK needs us more than ever" may sound a bit arrogant?
I was referring to the experience & expertise in shipping/customs/SPS matters needed now 'more than ever' ..
instead UK is going to be incredibly top heavy with
(a huge churn/turn over of) novices with non existent mentoring
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