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Food body warns of ‘post-Brexit perception problem’ over recurring traffic gridlock.
Ministers urged to fulfil promise of new facilities, as desperate drivers forced to ‘s*** in bushes’.
A Tory MP has left people rolling their eyes after she blamed the EU, not Brexit, for traffic jams near the port of Dover.
Britain’s departure from the European Union has brought higher costs, more red tape and border delays for businesses, and not yet delivered promised benefits, a public spending watchdog said Wednesday.
Border checks said to have increased business costs and ‘suppressed’ trade, and the situation could worsen.
Sky News sees figures showing that the so-called Dover TAP has been deployed on 18 of the first 32 days of the year, with hauliers expressing concern that new red tape is to blame.
Business chiefs and economists say huge disruption lies ahead if Downing Street triggers Article 16.
"#Newsnight was the first TV programme to highlight this in the summer... the government could have acted then." / As BP closes sites due to a lack of lorry drivers, the Road Haulage Association's Rod McKenzie says issues are down to Brexit, the pandemic and a historic shortage
Motorists and shoppers have been urged not to panic buy fuel and goods as the shortage of lorry drivers hit supplies.
The Road Haulage Association says the UK has lost 15,000 drivers since Brexit and that this will lead to a lack of deliveries of everyday products to supermarket shelves by the autumn. / “Despite what those politicians backing Brexit told us, the UK’s exit from the EU is going to cost everyone in the UK more in their shopping basket.”
UK trade with the EU faces "significant disruption" when the Brexit transition period ends in January, a government spending watchdog has said.
THE UK Government’s Brexit plans are "bonkers" and "a shambles", according to a director of the Road Haulage Association (RHA).
The UK is "sleepwalking into a disaster" over its border plans for the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December, road hauliers have warned.
The U.K. risks failing to recruit the 50,000 customs agents the logistics industry says are needed before Britain’s final parting with the European Union, spelling potential chaos at the country’s busiest border.