The prospect of long delays to freight traffic heading through Kent to the Channel ports has again been raised in a letter from Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove MP – seen by the BBC – warning that there could be queues of up to 7,000 trucks in the event of a no-deal end to the Brexit transition period at the end of December. He also warned that new Customs clearance procedures could see two-day delays to imports, raising fears of […]
Commercial vehicle manufacturing fell 15.5% in 2020, in what the SMMT said was “the worst year in a lifetime”.
Trade volumes into the Republic of Ireland (ROI) from Great Britain fell 50% in January compared to the same month last year, the Irish government revealed this week.
Lorry drivers bringing freight to the UK will be exempt from the need to quarantine for 14 days, according to business secretary Alok Sharma.