A risk management company has warned that “little or nothing” is being done to protect the employees of haulage firms in Calais – and the warning signs are there that violence in the area could escalate. Nathan Monshin, director of international risk at risk management specialist Spherical International, told Motortransport.co.uk, after conducting a risk assessment in the area, that the “sheer volume” of illegal migrants “trying every HGV is utterly unbelievable”. “Having had the opportunity to see [illegal migrant activity […]
The construction of a major lorry park in Kent to replace Operation Stack won’t begin until 2018 at the earliest after a judicial review was announced for December.
The FTA has welcomed plans by the French authorities to dismantle a substantial part of the migrant camp in Calais in the next few days.
Government plans to avoid border chaos in the Brexit transition period with an Operation Stack alternative are in danger of being delayed, the National Audit Office (NAO) has warned this week.