All lorries carrying meat, fish and other food perishables could be subject to strict checks at Calais, post- Brexit, the deputy head of the Port of Calais told MPs this week. The warning was made by Port of Calais deputy chief executive Benoit Rochet whilst giving evidence to the Commons Treasury Committee on the UK’s economic relationship with the EU. Rochet said that sanitary checks on fresh food, particularly meat and fish, would have to be introduced, which he said […]
The government is committed to delivering Brexit on schedule on 31 October with or without a deal, transport secretary Grant Schapps MP told the RHA parliamentary reception last night.
It would be a “disaster” for the commercial vehicle industry if the UK crashed out of the EU in 2019 without a good trade deal with the remaining EU27 countries, SMMT chief executive Mike Hawes has warned.
The government is refusing to disclose how much it has paid the owners of a former airport in Kent to use it as an emergency lorry park during Operation Stack.