On 14 February, Addleshaw Goddard explained what a “Freeport” is, in the context of the UK consultation on the expansion (or rather, the reintroduction, in a new, modified form) of freeports (free zones in EU parlance).  It also explains briefly what the new UK version might include.

On 21 February, the House of Commons Library published a briefing paper which sets out the background to the UK Government policy on freeports.

If you’d like me buy that (badly needed new laptop or, even, better a new desktop to replace the one now 5,000 miles away –

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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