Moving the ‘Jungle’ camp in Calais to UK soil in the event of the UK leaving the EU would simply encourage more migrants to attempt to reach Britain by any means and could lead to a “free-for-all”, the FTA has warned. Speaking after a warning from French economy minister Emmanuel Macron last week that a Brexit would bring an end to the juxtaposed border controls set up under the Treaty of Le Touquet in 2003, FTA deputy MD James Hookham […]
The DfT should stop trying to lay the blame for its shock cancellation of the A27 Chichester bypass scheme at the feet of the local authorities and reverse its decision, the RHA has said.
A website for operators keen to swap or acquire rights to operate longer semi-trailers has been launched by the RHA. The longer semi-trailer permit exchange information board is free to use, and is non-profit making. Jack Semple, RHA policy director, tells MT that companies can make requests either in confidence through the RHA or advertise their identity online. “The RHA hopes the service will enable firms that do not currently have longer semi-trailer allocations to acquire them as well as […]