Tuesday 15 August 2017
London Chamber of Commerce welcomes Government customs Position Paper
Commenting on today's Government position paper on plans to continue Britain's current customs arrangements for several years after Brexit, Chief Executive of London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Colin Stanbridge said: "Today's further clarity of Brexit custom's arrangements is a helpful step for London businesses.
"Our members have said that one of their main worries is of a cliff edge when Brexit takes place and these arrangements appear to go somewhere to mitigate that. This is an urgent issue and a pragmatic transition is vital."
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NOTES TO EDITOR:
1. London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) is the capital's largest and most representative business organisation, with members ranging in size from multi-national companies to SMEs and sole traders.
2. Colin Stanbridge, Chief Executive, is available for further comment and interview.