Shanker Singham writes for The Sun
- Axe customs partnership
- Maximum facilitation – create a border between the EU and UK which is as frictionless as possible
- Use of technology at Irish border for customs checks but not necessarily for passport checks
- Offset costs to businesses with the gains from an independent trade policy
- With customs, the costs of clearance in terms of increased form-filling is dwarfed by the opportunities that better regulation at home, and reducing barriers abroad, can achieve. Of course we should minimise these costs — and “max fac” is designed to do just that.
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