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BIFA Kent & East Sussex - Regional Members' Meeting (Feb 2019)

Starts:  Tue. 19 Feb 2019  at 09:30 AM
Venue: Ashford International Hotel, Simone Weil Ave, Ashford TN24 8UX   -  Map

Presentation by the DEFRA EU Exit Team who approached BIFA HQ for access to our members who are involved in food, plants & animals. Members will also get information on BIFA activity with HM Revenue and Customs and other Governmental/regulatory bodies at national level. Click title for more details.

Agenda:

09.30 to 10.00

 

Registration including teas and coffees

10.00 to 10.10

 

Welcome by Robert Windsor

10.10 to 13.00

 

Andrew Fiddy

Stakeholder Engagement and Communications | Exports and   Imports, EU Exit | Biosecurity and Food Projects Directorate

Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs

  • What will D1ND look like?
  • What Regulations will apply?  What will happen in places like Dover where   there is no IT Infrastructure etc.?
    • How will they be applied
  • Short v Long Term Solutions e.g. training vets   etc.
  • What will happen to shipments arriving in EU   before coming to UK?
  • New INS system replacing Traces
  • Relationship DEFRA v FSA v Port Health to be   explained
  • DEFRA contacts in regions for Regional Consultants to speak to

13.00 to 14.00

 

Lunch

14.00 to 14.10

 

Welcome by Robert Catt – Kent & East Sussex   Chairman

14.10 to 14.15

 

Introductions

14.15 to 14.45

 

Richard Catt–John Mercer-Paul Newman-Report on Customs   Policy Group meeting with HMRC on BREXIT planning

14.45 to 15.15

 

Richard Catt-John Mercer-Paul Newman- Report on Customs   Policy Group meeting + CDS

15.15 to 15.25

 

Refreshment Break

15.25 to 15.45

 

Robert Windsor- Report on Surface Policy Group meeting

15.45 to 16.00

 

Tony Tutt- Border Force Dover

16.00 to 16.20

 

Tim Reardon-Port of Dover

16.20 to 16.40

 

John Keefe- Eurotunnel

16.40 to 17.00

 

Any other business

Prior notification to attend is needed so if you are interested contact your Consultant to BIFA, Paul Newman at paul@pnauk.com.



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