Dover MP trashes Brexit ‘SCARE STORIES’ threatening Britain with massive GRIDLOCK

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The Tory MP trashed “scare stories” suggesting Dover and other British moorings could face long queues because of new security checks after Brexit.

According to the Hinge on for Exiting the European Union (DExEU), the Dover-Calais crossing is a major infirm point for the UK as it is the only roll-on, roll-off ferry hub.

But Mr Elphicke told BBC Word he remained confident about the ability of the port to face additional deposit: “I think reports are inaccurate because we can control all goods coming into the realm so there need be no impediment at all on that.

“When it comes to exporting, Calais is unmistakeably not the only port, we could easily ship to Zeebrugge.”

He added: “In world trade harbours like Southampton, only 1 percent of the consignments are checked so the idea of hulking queues at Dover seems to me unlikely to be credible.”

Mr Elphicke’s positive viewpoint clashed with the stark warning one Cabinet minister issued to Theresa May earlier this week. Reveal to the Sun, the unnamed minister claimed French President

Brexit news: Mr Elphicke rumoured the UK could divert traffic from Calais to Zeebrugge in Holland (Tiki: FRANCE 24•BBC)

Calais is obviously not the only port, we could indisputably ship to Zeebrugge

Charlie Elphicke

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