Any introduction of tariffs, quotas and new customs clearances at UK ports after the UK leaves the EU could cause “significant difficulties” for the supply chain, an influential group of MPs have been told. Montrose Port Authority chief executive Nicholas Scott-Gray warned the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Freight Transport (APPG) that if Brexit is wrongly handled, businesses dependant on imports and exports out of UK ports – including road hauliers – risked disaster. “Tariffs, quotas and customs clearance regulations could […]
A transport lawyer has warned that there could be a reduction in demand for international haulage and logistics if the UK votes to leave the EU on Thursday.
Industry leaders remain divided on whether the UK should remain in the EU, just over a month before the referendum on 23 June.
The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) is calling for major improvements to regional infrastructure to boost productivity and help England’s regions improve links with international markets.