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 […]
RHA categorically denies claims by “senior government source” that it triggered the petrol pump crisis
The RHA has issued a “categorical” denial that it triggered the petrol pump crisis by leaking remarks made by a BP executive at a private government meeting last week.
The government has issued new guidelines to freight operators entering France.
Government’s unlimited cabotage proposal a “shameful betrayal” of UK lorry drivers and hauliers, says RHA
Government plans to allow foreign lorry drivers to undertake unlimited deliveries in the UK for two weeks at a time are a “shameful betrayal” of UK lorry drivers and haulage operators.