UK ports threaten legal action after spending millions on 'white elephant' post-Brexit border control posts 10/07/2022
Ports are seeking compensation for the facilities, which were meant to carry out the government's new post-Brexit checks but have been put on hold until the end of next year. / Ports across the country are threatening the government with legal action unless compensation is paid to cover the millions of pounds they've spent building new border control posts.
Portsmouth International Port said it was required by the Government to create the £25 million site which remains unused.
Minister angers owners who fear they wasted millions to hurriedly install border infrastructure.
The U.K. is postponing checks on imported food and fresh products from the EU until the end of 2023, as it announced a review of the post-Brexit regime.
BBC Scotland has broken its silence as the questions around its policy of reporting on Brexit mount. / The broadcaster has come under fire in recent days after it aired an interview with the president of the National Farmers Union (NFU) Scotland, Martin Kennedy.
Intense traffic congestion around Dover is partly down to “Brexit scenarios”, according to the head of the British Ports Association.
Food body warns of ‘post-Brexit perception problem’ over recurring traffic gridlock.
Port chiefs warn £200m for upgrades is nowhere near enough and time running out to start work 16/11/2020
Infrastructure work has taken nearly a year in the past, but just six months will be available - even if the cash is there
Up to 12 post-Brexit customs centres like Kent lorry park to be built to deal with EU exit 13/07/2020
Businesses face 400 million extra customs declarations a year at a cost up as much as £20 billion under government plans.
Michael Gove admits Brexit will bring years of confusion at borders as trade checks imposed 10/02/2020
Realities of leaving single market and customs union revealed to businesses - after controversy ducked during election campaign.
De facto deputy PM says nearly all EU imports will be subject to checks from next year.
Town hall chiefs are ready to walk out on talks with Whitehall. / Emergency plans to tackle no-deal Brexit chaos at UK ports are so “very basic” transport chiefs stand accused of using Google Maps to draw them up.