Home Office: Brexit

Home Office written question – answered on 13th June 2018.

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Photo of Rushanara Ali Rushanara Ali Labour, Bethnal Green and Bow

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the oral evidence of the Permanent Secretary of HMRC of 23 May and 5 June 2018 to the Treasury Committee, whether he has seen briefing papers on the estimated figures of £17-20 billion on the costs of the maximum facilitation model; and what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of those estimates.

Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

The Home Secretary is aware of these figures and his department is closely involved in the cross-government development of future customs models, including their operational requirements.

The Home Office is working closely with other Government Departments on the detailed logistical and operational planning for managing all the impacts of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, on and at the border. Cross-government preparations for EU exit at the border are being coordinated by the Border Delivery Group.

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