MPs have accused the government of failing to respond to allegations that it illegally awarded ferry contracts to three operators as part of Brexit ‘no deal’ contingency plans. As the FTA announced it was continuing to advise members about managing UK-EU trade flows in the event of the country crashing out of Europe with no deal, the transport select committee said it had received allegations that ferry contracts handed to Seaborne Freight, DFDS and Brittany Ferries were unlawful. The government […]
A government move to inject another £50m into training and recruiting customs agents in the wake of its decision not to extend the Brexit transition period has been given a muted welcome by the freight industry.
The government has quashed hopes for a new HGV driving Trailblazer apprenticeship by rejecting the standards for a third time.