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 […]
Uncertainty over EU workers’ future employment rights is a “major concern” given that 10% of the UK’s driver workforce is from the EU, the FTA has warned.
Government has paid close to £6m in rent to Manston Airport owners as an unused Operation Stack alternative
The government has paid the owners of Manston Airport in Kent more than £5.7m to retain it as an emergency lorry parking area if Operation Stack is used.