The Home Affairs Select Committee has been told that a significant proportion of UK exports will get delayed if customs clearance is reintroduced as a consequence of Brexit, and the government needs a “big step change” to deliver the promise of “frictionless trade”. Yesterday the committee took oral evidence on the implications of the UK’s exit from the EU and withdrawing from the customs union. Among those in attendance and representing the industry were Andrew Baxter, MD, Europa Worldwide Logistics; James […]
Work has started on Europa Worldwide Group’s new £60m, future-proofed 715,000 sq ft logistics facility at Midlands Logistics Park in Corby.
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.
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