No, the implementation of some checks which would have taken place on October 1st 2021 has been delayed, and some checks have been delayed from January 2022 to July 2022, as announced to the Commons by Government Minister Penny Mordaunt on September 14th. However, the timetable for the removal of the current easements on checks is currently unchanged.
No import checks on EU goods have not begun.
The government's original plan was to introduce border checks on EU imports when the post-Brexit transition period expired at the end of 2020. In June that year it said these checks would be phased in, and then last March announced a further delay of several months.
Yes, it will cause further disruption when ...
The Guardian ran an article in 2018 on the business owners still backing Brexit at that stage.
James Dyson (Dyson)
Jim Ratcliffe (Ineos)
Helena Morrissey (Legal and General)
Anthony Bamford (JCB)
Tim Martin (Weatherspoons)
Simon Wolfson (Next)
This is fairly obviously not a complete list.
Jim Ratcliff reportedly did/does. And he is/was "ranked by the Sunday Times as Britain’s richest person, with a fortune estimated at £21bn" at least in 2018. Another article dubbed him a "fracking mogul" presumably because of his share in the UK pretrochemical industry. Supposedly he moved to Monaco "for tax purposes" though, in ...
Donaldson may have taken leave campaigners at their word when they said that the UK would either remain a member of the single market, or have unfettered access to it. If that were the case there would be no problem in Northern Ireland, since UK goods would meet all EU standards and the UK would be on a level playing field (i.e. employment law, environmental ...
The view of the UK government as a whole was that the North\South border would be a soft border over which Irish nationals (and those with leave to remain) would travel freely as they did pre Brexit, and through which goods would travel using a digital permit system under which shipments would be registered electronically at their destination port and then ...
I can't find anything from Sir Jeffery on this matter before 23/6/16 but the view of the DUP can be summed up by Nigel Dodds (then deputy leader of the DUP)
We have come through far, far more difficult challenges to the political institutions in the peace process than this issue
So the DUP thought that this issue would be easily resolved by negotiation. ...