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. The figure was finally released after an internal review was conducted of the DfT decision not to release the figure. Senior civil servant Anthony Ferguson said that “the strong case in favour of disclosure is not outweighed by the arguments against”. As a result, in a letter released to Whatdotheyknow.com, Ferguson said […]
The RHA is standing by its claims that the volume of exports going via British ports to the EU plummeted by 68% last month, despite a government statement to the contrary.
Brexit will make it easier for stowaways to enter lorries bound for the UK at French ports, according to a Dutch trade association.