Otago Daily Times

Con­cerns over UK de­lays

- Business · European Politics · Politics · United Kingdom · London · European Union · Mel Stride

Lon­don: Bri­tain may have left it too late for busi­nesses to pre­pare prop­erly for the end of free move­ment of goods to and from the Euro­pean Union, Par­lia­ment’s trea­sury com­mit­tee said yes­ter­day.

The com­mit­tee has writ­ten to Fi­nance Min­is­ter Rishi Su­nak about their con­cerns over de­lays set­ting up com­puter sys­tems that al­low busi­nesses to han­dle new cus­toms re­quire­ments that come into force on Jan­uary 1.

‘‘I’ve asked the Chan­cel­lor to re­spond to our con­cerns as a mat­ter of ur­gency,’’ chair­man Mel Stride said. — Reuters

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