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    Quote Originally Posted by Yorkie62 View Post
    It works both ways. Dover Port Authority just has to ask the drivers if they have the correct paper work and on the go onto the ferry they go. Once they are in Calais it's France's problem. if they want to hold them up in Calais and block up with Lorries Calais that's their choice. Roll on lorry park Calais. Can't see that lasting very long!

    This cross channel border crossing is a two way thing you know
    Of course. That’s why they’ve hired an extra 200 customs officers to process the extra checks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by meridian View Post
    Of course. That’s why they’ve hired an extra 200 customs officers to process the extra checks.
    And once they are in Calais what are they going to do hold them there indefinitely whilst more arrive?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yorkie62 View Post
    And once they are in Calais what are they going to do hold them there indefinitely whilst more arrive?
    They’re French, they’ll just stop the ferries docking.

    I’m not sure why this isn’t being touted as good news by the Brexit camp - Calais have plans for inbound and outbound traffic, Dover are waving through the inbound, now we just need a statement on outbound. All sorted?

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    Quote Originally Posted by meridian View Post
    They’re French, they’ll just stop the ferries docking.

    I’m not sure why this isn’t being touted as good news by the Brexit camp - Calais have plans for inbound and outbound traffic, Dover are waving through the inbound, now we just need a statement on outbound. All sorted?
    So you are now going to have ferries floating around in the channel with no where to dock. They can't easily come back as they have left the country. That's going to work...NOT.

    FFS Apply a little holistic systems thinking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yorkie62 View Post
    So you are now going to have ferries floating around in the channel with no where to dock. They can't easily come back as they have left the country. That's going to work...NOT.

    FFS Apply a little holistic systems thinking.
    Well, how about you come up with a solution?

    You’re very quiet when it comes to workable solutions, how about you repeat your “it’s not a problem, no paperwork needed”, it’s what has been touted since those who wanted to leave have been asked what their suggested solution is.

    Sticking your fingers in your ears is not a solution to something that requires an answer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Yorkie62 View Post
    So you are now going to have ferries floating around in the channel with no where to dock. They can't easily come back as they have left the country. That's going to work...NOT.

    FFS Apply a little holistic systems thinking.
    Then you just don’t know how ferries work. They won’t have clearance to leave.

    Honestly, do you think that when there were blockades at Calais, the ferry companies just said “**** that” and sent more and more ferries into the channel?

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    Quote Originally Posted by WTFH View Post
    Well, how about you come up with a solution?

    You’re very quiet when it comes to workable solutions, how about you repeat your “it’s not a problem, no paperwork needed”, it’s what has been touted since those who wanted to leave have been asked what their suggested solution is.

    Sticking your fingers in your ears is not a solution to something that requires an answer.
    What seems to be being presented, and what I am countering, is that everything will be rosy in the EU garden and the claim be remainders that it is only the UK that will be turned into a lorry park. My point is that if you want to take that stance then you have to acknowledge that it works both ways.

    Incidently have you been watching the bbc2 series Inside Europe, 10 Years in Turmoil. Very interesting last night how a key decision on the Euro could only be made by Germany.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yorkie62 View Post
    What seems to be being presented, and what I am countering, is that everything will be rosy in the EU garden and the claim be remainders that it is only the UK that will be turned into a lorry park. My point is that if you want to take that stance then you have to acknowledge that it works both ways.
    So even after the announcements by both Calais and Dover, are you saying that there are problems with the solutions?

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    Quote Originally Posted by meridian View Post
    So even after the announcements by both Calais and Dover, are you saying that there are problems with the solutions?
    That depends on what the solutions are. What was being presented here was that Calls would wave through all lorries bound for the UK but would block any Lorries returning. Yes there is a problem with that solution and that is you will soon run out of ferries.

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    Quote Originally Posted by meridian View Post
    Should it be any worse than it is now? We’re now a third country, outside of the single market and customs union. A large number in this country don’t trust the EU.

    Do you think that checks on goods and vehicles for anything coming in to the U.K. as an independent country should be more, the same, or less, than checks when we were part of the EU?
    What do you think is going to change when the clock ticks past midnight on brexit day?

    Are all these lorries suddenly going to stop carrying food and start carrying zombies?

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