The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has warned imports and exports of live animals will be disrupted after 1 July following news that Portsmouth International Port has scrapped plans to build a live animal border control post (BCP). Owners Portsmouth City Council said the government had provided insufficient funding for the £7m project which had been intended to support vets in the import of livestock for breeding. Live animal BCPs will be set up at other ports, the government explained, with […]
Fresh food logistics to and from the continent must be prioritised if it is to remain competitive after the UK leaves the EU, according to the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA).
The HGV Road User Levy has smashed its initial £20m revenue target in its first year of operation, generating £44m in revenue from foreign-registered hauliers and prompting calls for the money to be reinvested in UK road freight.
The cabotage rights of EU hauliers in the UK could be suspended if the EU does not agree to allow UK hauliers continued access to Europe in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the UK government has warned.