Brexit FRAUD: Why Barnier believes Boris’ UK customs plan will open up EU to fraud

HOPES of a Brexit deal by the end of this week are fading after the EU poked holes in Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans and claimed it left the EU and UK vulnerable to fraud.

While EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier assured the UK a deal is “still possible”, the chances of Boris Johnson meeting his October 31 Brexit deadline are fading. Mr Barnier has said it’s “high time to turn good intentions into legal text” as he revealed his concerns about exposing the EU and UK to fraud.

The EU said Mr Johnson needs to propose workable legal solutions to the issue of the Northern Ireland border in order to move talks along.

While...
source: Express

2019-10-15 16:17
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