The United Road Transport Union (URTU) men at the centre of a probe into Driver CPC training activities have had their bail extended yet again. The seven men include general secretary Bob Monks, national officer Mel Thornton and regional officers Lee Pimbley and Mike Billingham. They were originally arrested on 15 February on suspicion of fraud by false representation. They have had their bail extended until December. It is now the third extention. As part of the operation a warrant […]
Unite has called for the public release of a government document leaked to the Guardian which details potential queues of up to 7,000 lorries across Kent after the Brexit transition period ends on 31 December.
Kent police said border checks were returning to normal after an operation at Dover port prompted the implementation of Operation Stack and six-hour queues.
Police have highlighted “the sheer number of offences” committed by lorry drivers after officers in Norfolk used an HGV cab to spot offenders.