Home Office delivery of Brexit: customs operations Contents


Terms of Reference

1 Introduction

2 Current customs arrangements

The scale and complexity of UK customs operations

The EU customs union

UK customs operations

3 Brexit negotiations—transition and the implications of ‘no deal’

A transition or implementation period

The implications for customs of no deal on Brexit being agreed

4 Infrastructure and capacity challenges



Capacity at and around ports

Impact of delays in ports across the Channel

Potential impact of delays on supply chains

The Northern Ireland border

Possible mitigations and solutions

IT systems

Home Office capacity


Operational challenges

Queen’s Warehouses

Co-ordination and leadership within Government

5 Conclusion

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

13 November 2017