Import Controls

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered at on 5 January 2024.

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Photo of Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick Non-affiliated

To ask His Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Neville-Rolfe on 23 November 2023 (HL180), what "appropriate contingencies" are under consideration to be deployed by (1) importers, and (2) the Government.

Photo of Lord Douglas-Miller Lord Douglas-Miller The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The introduction of new controls for the Border Target Operating Model is not expected to impact products of animal origin and fresh produce availability. We are working closely with importers and border officials, and we are continuously monitoring the range of potential risks that could impact on the supply chain, and this would inform any future thinking around contingencies to be deployed if required.

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