James Hookham, deputy CEO of the Freight Transport Association, says that the UK will need to replace Community permits on Brexit day. Up to now, all the Brexit talk has been about its impact on trade and goods movements and the rights of Eastern European drivers to continue working and driving in the UK. These are still critical issues but at least they are now firmly on the government’s agenda and there may even be agreement on the right of […]
After the Conservative party fell eight seats short of an overall majority, resulting in a hung parliament in the general election, the FTA has called for a new government to review its decision to leave the EU customs union.
A five-point plan explaining how gridlock can be avoided at Dover with goods continuing to stream through ports after Brexit has been presented to the government, with a plea to keep “order at the border”.
A hard Brexit would make a hard border “inevitable” between Northern Ireland and Ireland, MPs have warned