‘Farcical’ - Government Slammed for Pledging Millions in ‘Levelling Up’ Funding to Tackle Dover Brexit Queues 19/01/2023
Money promised to deprived areas after Brexit is instead being used to deal with the aftershocks of leaving the EU, reports Sam Bright.
Associated British Ports' (ABP) Dafydd Williams said a significant volume of trade had been re-routed to the Humber.
The European Union's new Entry Exit System could see much longer queues at UK ports including Dover and St Pancras International, Folkestone and Dover when it comes into force next year.
Ministers say leaving the EU ‘has given the UK a world of future opportunities’. So I have tracked down the travel advantages.
Doug Bannister, CEO of the Port of Dover, has expressed concerns that the time it takes to process a car at Dover will increase from around 90 seconds to 10 minutes when the European Union's incoming Entry/Exit System is brought in.
EU fingerprint checks and travel chaos expected next summer as SNP blame Brexit 2 hrs ago 13/10/2022
FINGERPRINT checks set to be introduced on the EU border could cause significant disruption to holidaymakers, industry experts have warned.
The Port of Dover has called on the government to share the “rules of the game” when it comes to post-Brexit checks.
Port’s CEO Doug Bannister warns MPs that checkpoint times for motorists leaving the UK could increase seven-fold.
SCOTLAND'S salmon industry has called for urgent action to tackle Brexit-related delays at Dover, with concerns over fresh fish being left to “rot in lorries”.
Spiralling inflation, crops left in the field and travel chaos: 10 reasons Brexit has been disastrous for Britain 03/02/2022
As small businesses crumble, shelves get emptier and the care-worker shortage intensifies, life outside the EU is having a dire effect on many of us. Why aren’t politicians talking about it?
"Almost as if becoming a third nation country and abolishing freedom of movement within the EU and Schengen zone was a bad thing."
There's one thing that the two candidates locked in a bad-tempered battle to be Britain's next prime minister agree on: Brexit is nothing to do with any of the woes facing the UK right now. / The inconvenient truth, as the head of the port of Dover has confirmed, is that Brexit has indeed contributed to the chaos.
‘There’s no port lying idle’: Brexit tumult is radically reshaping trade on the island of Ireland 01/08/2022
Amid acute political uncertainty and the upheaval of Brexit, the movement of goods on the island of Ireland has been transforming and seeing a significant boost.
National Assembly member says British excuses for tailbacks were ‘silly’.
Lengthy delays for passengers travelling to and from the UK have been exacerbated by confusion over the documents EU citizens living in the UK need in order to return, according to the citizens’ rights agency set up under the Brexit deal.
Over the last weekend, the Port of Dover has handled almost 142,000 travellers, many of whom have been forced to wait for hours to cross the borders into France.
Brits ‘in denial’ about what Brexit means 26/07/2022
"Once upon a time we had frictionless access to France, and freedom of movement into the entire European Union. Then we voted to get rid of that, and here we are."
Is Brexit to blame for Dover chaos? 25/07/2022
UK and French officials in war of words as holidaymakers hit by long delays.
A French regional leader has blamed Brexit for delays at Dover and Folkestone and suggested the UK should join the Schengen zone.
Following a weekend of utter chaos at the Channel crossing, James O'Brien reminds listeners how the Tories insisted Brexit would not bring about these very issues.
Liz Truss has hit out at the French authorities for the border chaos, but the government rejected an offer to double the number of passport booths in 2020.
The UK asked for an European Union external frontier, similar to the hard borders the EU has with Russia and Turkey, to take effect in Kent.
British Ports Association denies Liz Truss' claim Brexit isn't causing Dover chaos [1 min] 24/07/2022
Mark Simmonds, director of policy at the British Ports Association has said Brexit is responsible for delays at Dover, just hours after Liz Truss blamed the French authorities.
Govt rejects £33m proposal for more passport booths at Dover leaving longer queues more likely 16/12/2020
The UK cabinet office has rejected a £33m proposal to double the capacity for French government passport checks at Dover, dooming UK passengers to long delays at the border post-Brexit.