Leaving the EU: Ports

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 5th July 2018.

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Photo of Chris Grayling Chris Grayling The Secretary of State for Transport 12:00 am, 5th July 2018

The Government and Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs are doing extensive work for all eventualities. As I have previously said in the House, we do not intend to impose any form of hard border in Dover. It would be logistically impossible to do so, and therefore any flow of customs through Dover in the post-Brexit world will have to be managed in an online, electronic way. It is not possible to create fixed systems at Dover.