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NI Protocol customs issues to be examined by NIAC

8 February 2021

The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (NIAC) will take evidence from businesses involved in moving goods across the Irish Sea to examine the challenges they have faced since the Northern Ireland Protocol came into effect on 1 January.

Purpose of the session

Representatives from port operator Stena Line, customs agent Allied Fleet Services and haulage firms DFDS and AM Nexday are expected to discuss;

  • the effect of the Protocol on their businesses and goods movements since 1 January and how any issues are being addressed;
  • customs formalities and groupage guidance; and
  • agri-food goods movements.

The evidence session part of the Committee’s Brexit and the Northern Ireland Protocol Inquiry. Written evidence submissions and transcripts of oral evidence to the Inquiry can be found here.

Witnesses

Wednesday 10 February

At 9.30am

  • Ian Davies, Head if UK Port Authorities, Stena Line;
  • Sarah Hards, Business Development Manager, AM Nexday;
  • Stephen McAneney, Managing Director, Allied Fleet Services;
  • Nick McCullough, Managing Director, DFDS Northern Ireland.

Further information

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