Overseas Trade

Treasury written question – answered on 7th September 2020.

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Photo of Paul Blomfield Paul Blomfield Shadow Minister (International Trade) (Brexit and EU Negotiations), Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (Brexit and EU Negotiations)

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the number of (a) rail terminals, (b) airports and (c) pipeline operators that require temporary customs approvals.

Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman The Financial Secretary to the Treasury

About 10 rail terminals are expected to require temporary approvals.

Airports that receive or dispatch freight from outside of the UK should already be a customs approved area so will not require temporary customs approvals. Pipeline operators will receive full customs approvals for January 2021.

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