Calais boss rubbishes Brexit trade routes chaos warnings, saying ‘C’est la bullsh**’

THE boss in charge of French channel ports has dismissed warnings of Brexit chaos on the Dover to Calais trade route, saying: “C’est la bullsh**.”

Jean-Marc Puissesseau has claimed that the fears are twisted assumptions by people who do not know what they are talking about, or have an axe to grind.

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Jean-Marc Puissesseau has dismissed warnings of Brexit chaos on the Dover-to-Calais trade route[/caption]

The president of Port Boulogne Calais said: “The British authorities have been doing a great deal to prepare.

“People say they are asleep but I can assure you that they are highly professional and they are ready.

“There are certain individuals in the UK who are whipping up this ­catastrophism for their own reasons. This has provoked a lot of concern but basically ‘c’est la bullsh**’.

“Nothing is going to happen the day after Brexit. Britain will be a third country, that’s all, and there is no reason why this should lead to any problems.

“If both sides do their homework, traffic will be completely fluid.” But he said a No Deal Brexit last March would have been a “huge problem”.

He said: “[Then] nobody believed it was going to happen and they were all dragging their feet. But we’ve seven more months and they’re getting ready.”

Mr Puissesseau also told the Telegraph: “If you want to travel as a passenger to the UK you already need a passport.

“That’s completely normal. Travellers do this all the time. This is what will happen with customs declarations.”

Bosses have claimed that the trade route fears are merely twisted assumptions
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