The Home Affairs Committee has said it cannot see how the government will fulfil its promise to deliver 100% exit checks at Britain’s major cross-Channel terminals. The checks, due to start on 8 April, will allow the government to confirm travellers’ exit from the UK, which will help it monitor immigration and allow police to track known criminals and terrorists. In a report entitled ‘The work of the Immigration Directorates: Calais’ released last week, the Home Affairs Committee said the […]
The FTA’s Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme (LCRS) has welcomed its 100th member, with construction plant hire firm Rawley Plant joins up to the initiative.
UK-registered goods vehicles’ share of the international road freight market has fallen to a fresh low of just 13%, new figures from the DfT have shown.
The FTA has called on Eurotunnel and the French authorities to upgrade any weak spots in their security fencing after more than 100 migrants broke into the tunnel operator’s French terminal earlier this month, causing hours of delays to passenger and freight services.