UK government’s Port of Calais spending pledge divides trade associations

Calais wall

The FTA and RHA are at odds over a decision by the government to spend a further £44.5m on security for the Port of Calais. The FTA said there was evidence of “tangible migrant activity” not only in Calais but also on the roads leading up to the port town and that the priority was drivers’ safety. It therefore welcomed the multi-million pound investment by the UK government to strengthen security, improve fencing, CCTV and detection technology. However, the RHA’s […]