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Post-Brexit delays are 'teething problems', says minister

Post-Brexit delays are 'teething problems', says minister
Environmental secretary George Eustice told Commons today that post-Brexit customs delays heavily impacting Scottish fishing exports are only “teething problems”.

Nicola Sturgeon called the post-Brexit backlog a "catastrophe" for Scottish fishermen Environmental secretary George Eustice told the House of Commons earlier today that post-Brexit customs delays, currently heavily impacting Scottish fishing exports, are only “teething problems”.Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon called the backlog “shameful” on Twitter last night, in a push for compensation for Scottish fishermen.co/7tZOwviOVw — Nicola Sturgeon (@NicolaSturgeon) January 13, 2021 Read more: Scotland’s fishermen halt EU exports amidst post-Brexit ‘catastrophe’ Customs delays have caused a “catastrophe” in Scotland’s seafood sector, Sturgeon said.The catastrophe that Scotland’s seafood sector has been plunged into by Tory intransigence and incompetence on Brexit is shameful.

The post-Brexit backlog has seen Scottish fish rejected by European importers since 1 January.” Read more: For cod’s hake: Last minute fishing hitch delays Brexit announcement; deal could still be hours away Tags:

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