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 […]
Trade associations have expressed concern that the general election in June could prevent government tackling pressing industry issues. Emma Shone
Operators have just one more week to apply for European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT) permits that will allow them to continue transporting goods in the EU in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Chris Grayling MP has retained his role as transport secretary after Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle today (8 January).