Trade policy

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Food scarcity fears prompt plan to ease post-Brexit checks on EU imports
Ministers considering ‘lighter touch’ regime to avoid disruption to supplies from bloc

Toby Helm

07, Mar, 2021 @2:41 AM

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UK Statistics Authority rebukes Gove over Brexit figures
Cabinet Office used ‘unverifiable data’ to rebut a Road Haulage Association survey showing export volumes dropped by 68%

Toby Helm Political Editor

06, Mar, 2021 @8:00 PM

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EU postpones setting date for ratifying Brexit trade deal
Move follows claim Boris Johnson broke international law for second time over Northern Ireland

Daniel Boffey in Brussels and Rory Carroll

04, Mar, 2021 @12:40 PM

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'Super deduction' may not be the most effective use of a £25bn tax break
Chancellor’s eye-catching policy could end up rewarding investment that would have happened anyway

Nils Pratley

03, Mar, 2021 @7:54 PM

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Eight freeports with low-tax zones to be created in England
Chancellor says controversial policy for sites including Liverpool and Hull will ‘exemplify future economy’

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

03, Mar, 2021 @6:25 PM

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Use tariffs to protect food safety and animal welfare in post-Brexit deals, ministers told
UK campaigners seeking ban on lower-standard imports dismayed by agriculture and trade commission’s advice

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

02, Mar, 2021 @7:09 PM

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Post-Brexit deals must not compromise UK food standards, says trade body
Agriculture commission urges UK government to maintain pledge on animal welfare and ethical trade

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

02, Mar, 2021 @9:30 AM

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'I shouldn't be out there in gales': Brixham fishers take Brexit hit
Export delays have caused price of catch to drop, along with wages in historic Devon harbour

Steven Morris

01, Mar, 2021 @12:01 PM

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Brexit trade delays getting worse at UK border, survey finds
Two out of three supply chain managers report experiencing import delays of ‘two to three days’

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

24, Feb, 2021 @12:47 PM

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Peers vote for 'judicial committee' to assess genocide claims
Proposal is attempt to find compromise on issue after two rejections in Commons

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

23, Feb, 2021 @5:17 PM

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British arms sales prolonging Saudi war in Yemen, says Oxfam
UK exports including air-to-air refuelling equipment will prolong conflict, say campaigners

Dan Sabbagh

22, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Boris Johnson declares he is 'fervently Sinophile' as UK woos China
PM seeks to strengthen UK trade ties with Beijing at No 10 roundtable despite Uighur abuses

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

21, Feb, 2021 @7:10 PM

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