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Brexit and a Future UK Customs System: a Blueprint for Frictionless Trade

Date: 15 04 2017

Our latest report, ‘Brexit and a Future UK Customs System: A Blueprint for Frictionless Trade’, authored by John Longworth, Co-Chair of Leave Means Leave and former Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, urges the Government to ensure that the relevant customs procedures are in place prior to formal exit of Britain from the EU.

The report tears apart the myth spouted by Remain campaigners that British ports will be clogged up when Britain leaves the customs union.

The report explores Britain’s exit from the customs union, and says that Britain can become a “more effective” trading power when it leaves the European Union and that efforts must be focused on utilising technology to deliver a “frictionless” or “virtual border” to enhance customs clearance.

Read the full report here