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Boats: EU Countries

HM Treasury written question – answered on 11th December 2017.

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Photo of Liz Saville-Roberts Liz Saville-Roberts Shadow PC Spokesperson (Home Affairs), Shadow PC Spokesperson (Women and Equalities) , Plaid Cymru Westminster Leader, Shadow PC Spokesperson (Justice), Shadow PC Spokesperson (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department plans to take to ensure that recreational craft travelling from the UK to the EU with non-Union Goods status can benefit from Temporary Admission Relief on VAT and duty after the UK leaves the EU.

Photo of Liz Saville-Roberts Liz Saville-Roberts Shadow PC Spokesperson (Home Affairs), Shadow PC Spokesperson (Women and Equalities) , Plaid Cymru Westminster Leader, Shadow PC Spokesperson (Justice), Shadow PC Spokesperson (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that recreational boaters whose vessels have Union Goods status are able quickly and easily to prove that status when travelling between the UK and the EU after the UK has left the EU.

Photo of Mel Stride Mel Stride Financial Secretary to the Treasury and Paymaster General

The future customs rules for goods moving between the UK and the EU, including for arrangements relating to recreational boats, will depend on the outcome of negotiations with the EU. The Government is engaging with stakeholders affected by EU Exit in every sector and region of the UK economy to assess the effect of EU Exit on them.

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