A no-deal Brexit will see border controls ditched and emergency measures to control queues put in place, the National Audit Office (NAO) has warned. Regulatory and safety checks on agricultural and food-related products and “other goods” arriving from the EU will be waived for an unspecified time in the event of no-deal, according to an NAO report published today. Emergency measures are also being put in place to cope with the border disruption that is expected, the report reveals. The […]
Freight deliveries to major UK cities must be governed by the same regulations to avoid confusion for operators, warned the FTA.
The FTA has called for London’s councils to bring a “pragmatic” approach to carrying out their duties during the Olympics. The issue reignited at a Transport Select Committee session last month (23 May), after Catherine West, London Councils’ transport committee chairman, was asked by Paul Maynard MP to spell out what the councils’ “light touch” pledge would mean in the context of the Olympics. “Are you going to ensure certainty over how apply regulations, even if you apply them lightly?” […]
A disorderly Brexit could see the UK logistics sector suffer losses of £6.7bn a year by 2024, according to a report published today (6 March).