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The Northern Ireland food fiasco

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The EU food fiasco: 720 pages of red tape, Pettifogging rules and how the wrong colour ink can condemn a lorry of food... all captured in one delivery of M&S curry to Ireland, writes HARRY WALLOP

Archie Norman, the chairman of Marks & Spencer, this week issued a cri de coeur on behalf of British retailers who export products from the mainland to Ireland.

Because the Northern Ireland protocol in the Brexit agreement places the border between the UK and Ireland, in effect in the Irish Sea, businesses such as his face a nightmare of red tape when they make landfall in Northern Ireland.

‘It’s not the rules of the Customs Union that are the problem, it is the Byzantine and pointless and pettifogging enforcement,’ he argued. No less than 40 per cent of M&S’s consignments to Ireland face a delay of between six and 48 hours.

Here the Mail describes a disastrous delivery journey of a consignment of chicken tikka masala — M&S’s bestselling ready meal in Ireland — that took place earlier this year

And matters are soon to get worse. After September 30, goods destined for Northern Ireland — an internal movement of food within the UK — will suffer the same checks and bureaucracy as exports to the Republic of Ireland, a member of the EU.

The EU food fiasco: Captured in one delivery of M&S curry to Ireland, writes HARRY WALLOP  | Daily Mail Online

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4 hours ago, Ted E Hughes said:

The EU food fiasco: 720 pages of red tape, Pettifogging rules and how the wrong colour ink can condemn a lorry of food... all captured in one delivery of M&S curry to Ireland, writes HARRY WALLOP

Archie Norman, the chairman of Marks & Spencer, this week issued a cri de coeur on behalf of British retailers who export products from the mainland to Ireland.

Because the Northern Ireland protocol in the Brexit agreement places the border between the UK and Ireland, in effect in the Irish Sea, businesses such as his face a nightmare of red tape when they make landfall in Northern Ireland.

‘It’s not the rules of the Customs Union that are the problem, it is the Byzantine and pointless and pettifogging enforcement,’ he argued. No less than 40 per cent of M&S’s consignments to Ireland face a delay of between six and 48 hours.

Here the Mail describes a disastrous delivery journey of a consignment of chicken tikka masala — M&S’s bestselling ready meal in Ireland — that took place earlier this year

And matters are soon to get worse. After September 30, goods destined for Northern Ireland — an internal movement of food within the UK — will suffer the same checks and bureaucracy as exports to the Republic of Ireland, a member of the EU.

The EU food fiasco: Captured in one delivery of M&S curry to Ireland, writes HARRY WALLOP  | Daily Mail Online

Well they better have a very large Potato Crop, Potato's have seen them through famines in the past! It's very sad, and the people don't deserve to suffer because of Government Bureaucracy, but maybe Sinn Féin can put an end to the Nonsense!!:tu:

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