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Always remember, with Brexit we can reduce red tape and free us from the shackles of the bureaucratic EU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11111one

Brexit: Lorry drivers will need a permit to enter Kent after transition period

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But isn't that what people voted for? And anyway, with everyone getting a fancy new blue passport (and happily paying for the privilege) it won't be an issue anyway?


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Something most Brexiteers won't understand until the rude, very rude, awakening. The UK will have to very costly replicate all the previously shared agencies, which will have to be filled with bureaucrats and technocrats. Said bureaucrats and technocrats will want to cover their asses, as they will be in the firing line otherwise if anything goes wrong, so there will be a lot of regulation. The same applies to minister who while talking about "cutting red tape" in their Sunday speeches and press releases will also want to cover their asses, again meaning more regulation.

And then there's all the customs paperwork UK exporters to the EU will most likely have to complete. That will probably create several tens of thousands of jobs, so there are at least some good news. That's not even really mentioned in the article.

Why Brexit will lead to more red tape, not less

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Interesting read on how smaller companies are likely to suffer most under a "Canada style deal", contrary to the promises of the Brexiteers who claimed Brexit would reduce red tape and bureaucracy. Again the difference between "free trade" and "frictionless" rears its ugly head....

Why an EU trade deal may not deliver for post-Brexit Britain

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Good summary on what leaving the EU means even with a "free trade" deal: A lot more bureaucracy and red tape. A lot. What a lot of people don't understand is that tariffs are comparably negligible these days, the real problem is all the documentation, the rules and related areas which create friction. And friction in trade costs money. A lot of money. Not to mention it reduces competitiveness.

Let's say there's a widget maker in Germany. It needs a part for its widgets. Two suppliers in Europe can provide them, one in the UK, the other in France. Both offer very similar prices.

Our widget maker has a sudden spike in demand and urgently needs more parts. One phone call in France and two hours later the lorry with the parts arrives. The UK supplier however has its lorry stuck at the border, may be because there's a border agent strike or because there's a problem with the certificate of origin or because there's an issue with some other paperwork or because you have to register your shipment 24 hours in advance. Or the widget maker has a problem integrating the part into the widget. One phone call in France and an engineer arrives the next day to sort out the problem and as certifications within the EU are recognised signs off on it. The UK engineer in the meantime is applying for a work permit, which takes 48 hours to process. Once that is sorted he arrives 3 days later and fixes the problem. Except that it then turns out he doesn't have the necessary certifications, so the widget maker has bring in an additional engineer from Germany to sign off on the work the UK engineer has done.

Which supplier is the German widget maker more likely to pick, the French or the UK supplier?

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reshare from @harry haller

Why Boris Johnson’s EU deal would actually mean a hard Brexit | The Independent a free trade agreement expressly does not mean that the UK retains all of the free frictionless access it currently enjoys.

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Leaving the EU will cut red tape they said..... Now there are 11 (eleven!!!!!) explainer videos about new red tape and bureaucracy after Brexit.....

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Good read on why Brexit has become such a joke. Also several good points why the leave voters are and will be rather disappointed by the results should Brexit actually happen.
Brexit has become a Monty Pythonesque joke | Financial Times
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Wasn't Brexit supposed to reduce red tape and make it easier for British companies to do business? Doesn't sound like it to me, on the contrary....
Chemicals companies shift to EU regulation in no-deal survival plan | Business | The Guardian
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