Hauliers will be faced with a major training challenge if the UK quits the customs union, CEVA Logistics’ executive director Leigh Pomlett has warned MPs. Speaking to the Treasury Select Committee on Brexit last week in his capacity as FTA president, Pomlett said the need for hauliers to make customs declarations would require a significant training programme across the industry. He quoted HMRC estimates that around 185,000 companies will have to make customs declarations for the first time ever, post-Brexit, […]
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.
Trade associations have expressed concern that the general election in June could prevent government tackling pressing industry issues.
A cross-party group of MPs joined FairFuelUK (FFUK) and its backers today, to deliver a letter to 10 Downing Street calling for a 3ppl reduction in fuel duty in next week’s Budget.