A hard Brexit would make a hard border “inevitable” between Northern Ireland and Ireland, MPs have warned Border checks between Ireland and Northern Ireland, and at Holyhead, Milford Haven and Fishguard, appear “inevitable”, if the government sticks to its hard Brexit plan to leave the single market and customs union, according to the Exiting the European Union Committee. The committee’s latest report welcomes the government’s commitment to no physical infrastructure at the land border between Northern Ireland and Ireland. It […]
Overnight work on the M20 in Kent to install a temporary steel barrier that keeps traffic flowing in the event of disruption after Brexit starts this weekend.
Anyone looking for a way to raise their professional profile overnight might do well to follow the example of Richard Hayes, president of the Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE). He achieved instant notoriety earlier this month when he suggested the DfT considers banning LGVs from UK motorways on Sundays as part of its programme to reform the strategic road network (MT 2 July). Controversial Calling for an investigation into a Sunday motorway ban for LGVs was bound to be controversial, […]
The SNP has attacked Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport, for having no plan in place to ensure that international hauliers have access to the European single market that has “served logistics for nearly half a century”.