Additional 700 staff drafted in for practical exercises on French border ahead of Brexit

OVER 700 additional staff have been drafted in at the French border for a series of practical exercises to prepare for Brexit later this month.

Friday, 18th October 2019, 10:04 am
Updated Friday, 18th October 2019, 10:05 am

Preparations are underway ahead of the deadline on October 31 amid fears lorries will not have the right paper work in time for the deadline.

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The UK could still strike a deal with the EU with discussions taking place but alternative arrangements are being made in case of a ‘no-deal Brexit’.

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