UK sea ports to press for compensation after Rees-Mogg delays Brexit controls

Minister angers owners who fear they wasted millions to hurriedly install border infrastructure

Some of Britain’s biggest sea ports are considering legal action against the government to recover the costs of building border control posts they fear will never be used, after confirmation that post-Brexit import checks will be delayed for a fourth time.

Controls on food and animal products would not be introduced until at least 2023, said Jacob Rees-Mogg, the Brexit opportunities minister, in a written statement published on Thursday.

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