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 […]
Trade associations have expressed concern that the general election in June could prevent government tackling pressing industry issues.
Uncertainty over the immigration system after Brexit next year will compound the industry’s driver shortage and goods and services could grind to a halt, according to an FTA report.
Widnes-based tanker specialist Suttons was founded by Alf Sutton in 1926 and remains family-owned. The founder’s grandson John Sutton was appointed CEO of Suttons Group in 2013 and the Sutton family still form the majority of the Suttons Group board. Suttons Group has two operating divisions: Road Tankers, headed by MD Michael Cundy; and Suttons International, where Barry McNally is MD. Road Tankers turns over around £70m a year, with the business split roughly 55% chemicals, 35% gases and 10% […]