Wales breaking news plus traffic, weather and travel updates (Monday, March 7)

Wales breaking news plus traffic, weather and travel updates (Monday, March 7)

Customs red tape is delaying Ukraine aid delivery, charities say

Charities have raised concerns that aid shipments for Ukraine are being delayed from leaving the UK due to customs red tape.

The post-Brexit rules for moving donations into the European Union are confusing and unclear, aid workers have said.

The Lewisham Polish Centre, a charity based in south-east London, said three of its vans loaded with sleeping bags, nappies and sanitary items for refugees were stuck in Dover for two days due to paperwork issues.

Drivers have been turned away by port authorities who said they did not have the correct documentation, according to the charity’s chair.

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