The DfT is running out of time to put in place additional ferry capacity ahead of the Brexit deadline of 31 October and is ill prepared for the possibility of a no-deal Brexit, the Public Accounts Committee has warned. The warning comes in the committee’s report Brexit and the UK Border: Out of Court Settlement with Eurotunnel, published today (10 July). The report raises concerns about preparations to provide additional ferry capacity for freight. It points to DfT’s first attempt […]
The logistics sector has suffered its biggest fall in confidence since 2015 as concerns grow about the possible impact of Brexit.
The SNP has attacked Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport, for having no plan in place to ensure that international hauliers have access to the European single market that has “served logistics for nearly half a century”.
John Hayes MP has retained his role for freight and logistics, following Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle.