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There will be no hold-ups at Calais, says port's chief

Jan 10, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

LORRIES will run smoothly across the Channel if there is a no-deal Brexit, the deputy mayor of Calais has insisted.

Jean-Marc Puissesseau, who is also the chief executive of the port of Calais, said the UK Government's warnings of a crisis at the border were "shocking" and "disrespectful".

Speaking on BBC Radio 4's Today, he repeatedly said Calais "will be ready for no deal" after spending a year preparing and updating its systems.

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