Customs Working Group

Details of this group are only available to FTA members. To find out more about all FTA councils please visit our FTA Councils information page.

Terms of reference

FTA Customs Working Group: Terms of Reference.

The working group is comprised of transport and safety professionals from FTA member organisations. FTA is working closely with HMRC on its approach to Brexit. The purpose of this working group is to gain member input to ensure that we are raising the key issues with government.

Standing Agenda Items

  • To establish FTA policy positions on customs issues related to Brexit, so that we can accurately reflect members views in FTA publications; and in meetings with government officials, MPs and Ministers.
  • The meeting is also an opportunity for members and to share views and intelligence on developments on customs policy. 

Conduct of meetings

The group follows FTA Conduct of Meetings Policy

FTA secretariat

John Lucy, Manager of International Transport & Trade Procedures at the Freight Transport Association.

Meeting notes

Minutes of the meeting held on 19 September 2019 + (presentation slide deck)
Minutes of the meeting held on 19 May 2019
Agenda of the meeting held on 5 February 2019
Agenda of the meeting held on 21 November 2018
Minutes of the meeting held on 13 September 2018
Minutes of the meeting held on 23 November 2017
Minutes of the meeting held on 14 September 2017