MORE than ₤700 million will be spent on constructing new facilities, hiring staff, and establishing technology to guarantee Britain’s border systems are completely operational when the UK leaves the EU.
The ₤705 million plan includes ₤235 million for staffing and IT systems, and ₤470 million for port and inland facilities to make sure compliance with brand-new customizeds treatments and controls.
Cabinet Minister Michael Gove said the major investment would ensure traders and border market have the ability to “handle the changes and take the opportunities” when the shift period ends in December.
It comes as Home Secretary Priti Patel prepares to announce a new “health and care visa” to reduce post Covid-19 staffing crisis worries.
This will entitle migrant employees to fast-track cut-price authorization to use up task deals and support to move here with their households.
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