The new government bill making provisions for a no-deal trade arrangement when the UK leaves the EU next year is merely a contingency plan, with plans for a trade agreement still firmly on the table, transport secretary Chris Grayling has assured the industry. The government released its Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration Bill yesterday (7 February), which gives it the power to put a permit place in scheme, which could be necessary to facilitate cross-border trade after Brexit. But while […]
A hearing to decide whether or not a claim by hauliers for compensation over price-fixing by a cartel of truck makers can take place will start in April.
Leaving the EU without a deal would be “absolutely dreadful” for truck makers and buyers alike, making new vehicle acquisition prohibitively expensive, according to manufacturers.
While still far from clear, a picture of post-Brexit Britain is slowly emerging. Get the latest news with this free briefing from the FTA in association with Motor Transport.