Brexit: EU turns screw as Article 16 row explodes - bloc to impose tariffs on exports

Press quote (The Express)
Sam Lowe
26 October 2021

Sam Lowe, trade expert at the Centre for European Reform, a think-tank, said a further deterioration in EU-UK political relations following strains over Northern Ireland could trigger some governments in the bloc to take a tougher approach. “In practical terms, if the EU steps up enforcement, it becomes a way of imposing tariffs on UK exports,” he added.