Operation Stack alternative Project Brock may not be ready by Brexit deadline

Lorries parked up on the M20 motorway in Ashford, Kent, during Operation Stack

Government plans to avoid border chaos in the Brexit transition period with an Operation Stack alternative are in danger of being delayed, the National Audit Office (NAO) has warned this week. The watchdog warns that a version of Operation Stack, dubbed Project Brock, which will be used to control traffic on the M20 to Dover in the post-Brexit interim, has ‘‘very little room for delay’’ and carries ‘‘significant risk’. The NAO report says its “detailed examination of the contingency preparations suggests […]