The SNP has attacked Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport, for having no plan in place to ensure that international hauliers have access to the European single market that has “served logistics for nearly half a century”. In a heated parliamentary debate on the impact of Brexit on the transport sector last week Drew Hendry, SNP MP for Inverness and Nairn, accused Grayling of painting a picture of a post-Brexit future for road transport that did “not square with […]
The International Trade Committee has warned that the cross-border movement of goods is “entering uncharted waters” as the government prepares for two years of Article 50 negotiations.
There is widespread agreement among UK and Irish parties that there should be no return to what has been labelled a ‘hard border’ separating Northern Ireland and Ireland after Brexit.
The Institute of Directors (IoD) has said a customs frontier is inevitable once Britain leaves the EU.