The DfT has been lambasted by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) for failing to ensure sufficient cross-channel freight capacity in the event of a no-deal Brexit. In a report published today (12 March), the committee reveals that, despite repeated warnings from the PAC, the DfT failed to take action to boost freight capacity until late last autumn. The DfT’s decision to act was partly prompted by updated government research, published in the autumn, which revealed that a no-deal Brexit could […]
Labour has warned that failure to strike an agreement with the EU in time for Brexit in 2019 will see the South East of England grind to a halt as trucks are queued back from Dover.
The FTA has called on the government to speed up its decision over a new lower Thames crossing, after transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin ruled out one of the three possible locations and said a final announcement would be made “as soon as possible”.
Britain may lose the power it needs to make international trade deals when it leaves the EU, according to the chief executive of Advanced Supply Chain.