Jacob Rees-Mogg says he was wrong to insist there would be no delays in Dover

Jacob Rees-Mogg has admitted he was wrong to insist there would be no delays at Dover caused by Brexit.The Brexit opportunities minister was adamant in the past that any backups when crossing the Channel would be witnessed in Calais. But after holidaymakers faced chaos on gridlocked roads on the British side of the border Mr Rees-Mogg conceded he was wrong but “for the right reason”.Mr Rees-Mogg blamed Paris for the “French-created delays” as he was played a clip from 2018 where he was clear that “the delays will not be at Dover they will be at Calais”.

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