“ROGUE” customs agents with “no knowledge or experience” are feared to be exploiting Brexit border chaos in Northern Ireland.
Customs expert Anna Jerzewska told The Independent that due to a lack of experts being hired, firms that don’t have knowledge or experience in customs or rules of origin attempting to advise clients and charge clients with that advice – without having any kind of background in that.”
The news comes as it was claimed Red tape has made it easier for the EU to important lamb from New Zealand than get it from the UK.
Vast amounts of paperwork, petty bureaucracy and additional veterinary inspections required by the EU post-Brexit after driving up the cost and hassle of shipping iconic Welsh lamb on to the continent.
Making matters worse, the EU has a much more streamlined relationship with New Zealand, creating the bizarre situation where it is easier for European nations to get their lamb from halfway around the world.
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