The FTA has called on Eurotunnel and the French authorities to upgrade any weak spots in their security fencing after more than 100 migrants broke into the tunnel operator’s French terminal earlier this month, causing hours of delays to passenger and freight services. FTA international manager Don Armour said the latest incursion was “almost inevitable” and called for any weaknesses in the fencing to be addressed. Describing the large number of migrants who gained access to the tunnel “an issue […]
Trailblazer apprenticeships have long been mooted as a remedy for road transport’s skills crisis. However a Commons Select Committee has warned they have a worrying lack of focus and will not fill skills gaps unless they concentrate on sectors and regions where training is most needed.
The FTA is calling on the Welsh Assembly to back its campaign to slash charges for the Severn River crossings.
The rift between the government and the RHA over the predicted chaos at the port of Dover and on Kent roads in January showed no signs of healing this week, after cabinet minister Michael Gove accused the business group of not being constructive.