Police are preparing for massive traffic queues at ports leading to “unprecedented and overwhelming” disruption of the wider road network in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Contingency plans drawn up by the National Police Co-ordination Centre (NPCC), leaked to the Sunday Times, warn that, if ministers cannot secure a Brexit deal, the UK could see shortages of food and medicines which could “feed civil disorder” and see “widespread protest which could then escalate into disorder”. The report, which looks […]
The International Trade Committee has warned that the cross-border movement of goods is “entering uncharted waters” as the government prepares for two years of Article 50 negotiations.
The results of an online poll conducted by Motortransport.co.uk have found that while 43% of the 487 operators believed leaving the EU would benefit their businesses, 40% did not.
The FTA has called on the UK government not to act upon Prime Minister Theresa May’s previous promise to take “no deal rather than a bad deal”, as Brexit negotiations formally begin today (19 June).