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The Entry/Exit System is set to start in October but many operational details remain unclear, as fears grow of major delays at Dover and Eurotunnel.
KentLive conducted a straw poll in Dover of 50 people asking how they would vote if they could repeat 2016.
Intense traffic congestion around Dover is partly down to “Brexit scenarios”, according to the head of the British Ports Association.
A 23-mile stretch of the M20 is closed amid HMRC technical problems and a ferry shortage.
The Operation Brock system installed to manage expected traffic chaos in Kent after Brexit will now itself cause a year of disruption as the barrier is moved from the edge to the middle of the motorway.
A new system for monitoring non-EU travellers entering the bloc’s Schengen Area is scheduled to be implemented in April next year and may lead to delays of 17 miles, an industry insider warned today.
The change means the emergency measure – which repurposes part of the M20 motorway as a lorry park – could be put back in place at any time.
Food and drink supplies in the UK face more disruption after the end of the Brexit transition period than they did from Covid, the industry has said.
The two perishable products have been exempted from rules on how to manage traffic approaching the port of Dover.
Ministers plan to resurrect Operation Brock to manage lines. / U.K. fears traders won’t be ready for new EU customs checks
Emergency traffic measures to last until ‘end of October 2021’ – with a giant lorry park to hold 2,000 goods vehicles.
39th Report of Session 2017-19 - published 21 May 2019 - HL Paper 355
Council given only hours’ notice of emergency purchase of 1.2m sq ft ‘Mojo’ site.
Government departments spent more than £4bn on preparations for leaving the EU, says the public spending watchdog.
'Kent deserves better than being turned into a car park because of Boris Johnson’s reckless unwillingness to take a no-deal off the table,' say Lib Dems.
Moveable concrete barrier to replace the chaotic Operation Brock no-deal Brexit system to manage traffic jams on the M20.
M20 barriers removed as Operation Brock system is taken apart before 31 January.
The latest £8m payout adds to the bill for a "sorry saga" which "encapsulates the Brexit mess perfectly".
"A complete waste of time and money" - but it will take 48 hours to stand down Operation Brock.
Motorists brand works in preparation for potential no-deal queues ‘chaos’ and ‘complete waste of time’.
A plan to manage traffic congestion on a Kent motorway has come into force as part of plans for a no-deal Brexit.
Operation Brock to cause major disruption around M20 despite likelihood of extension from EU.
Dover staff say move could compromise security and leave border without protection.
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