Minister puts onus on freight industry to prepare for no-deal Brexit and avoid cross-Channel delays


 

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 […]