Hauliers have criticised the DfT over the way it allocated European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT) permits after motortansport.co.uk discovered that it issued less than half of the UK’s share. The permits are the only device that will allow international hauliers to operate on the continent if the UK leaves the EU without a deal. Ahead of the original Brexit leaving date of 31 March, the DfT urged more than 10,000 firms to apply for them. However, MT can […]
The government has put together draft legislation that will allow hauliers to continue to ply their loads across Europe and carry out cabotage under a new licence, dubbed the UK Licence for the Community.
The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee is demanding more detail from the government on its plans for post-Brexit border controls between Northern Ireland and Ireland.
Government has paid close to £6m in rent to Manston Airport owners as an unused Operation Stack alternative
The government has paid the owners of Manston Airport in Kent more than £5.7m to retain it as an emergency lorry parking area if Operation Stack is used.