Last night the RHA held its annual parliamentary reception at the House of Commons, just days before the UK is due to leave the EU and one year since Sir Mike Penning MP (above) announced he was forming a new all-party parliamentary group (APPG) on road freight and logistics. At the time Sir Mike set three goals for the first year of the APPG: “Without a doubt, address the issue of the driver shortages, because that’s addressable. We’re capable of […]
The FTA has called on Eurotunnel and the French authorities to upgrade any weak spots in their security fencing after more than 100 migrants broke into the tunnel operator’s French terminal earlier this month, causing hours of delays to passenger and freight services.
Logistics UK is warning that any attempt by the government to negate parts of the EU Withdrawal Agreement will have severe consequences for UK supply chains.
Trade associations and the UK government have given a qualified welcome to the publication of the EC’s no-deal contingency plan for transport, which appears to address some of the access concerns for international haulage.