Come what may, we will keep working to keep the nation supplied with the essential goods people need at this difficult time. This is what we do all day, every day.
Posts Tagged: Dover
The greater the incentives for people traffickers, the more lives will be lost. The Australian approach is morally right.
Tony Smith: In over 40 years of Home Office experience, I can’t recall a time when our borders have been under so much pressure
I know that government needs a cross-Whitehall programme that actively engages with the myriad of departments and agencies.
Christian Guy: Slavery. Not a remote horror from the past, but a living one in the present. It must be stamped out.
We’ve seen gunshot wounds and babies born as a result of rape. With UK Border Force in Dover, we found a girl heading for a lifetime of sexual slavery.
Natalie Elphicke: From tackling gangs to visa waivers, my five-step plan to take back control of our borders
We need to be clear and robust when it comes to tackling security and ending the abuses of European human rights laws.
Selections. How activists find themselves crushed by the attritional, grinding juggernaut of the Party machine.
CCHQ itself is also a victim of what it has helped to create. Here’s a way forward that should be acceptable to all.
Open Europe’s new report offers a clear-eyed assessment of the practical and political hurdles the Prime Minister may face.
We took ads on Facebook to trumpet our town’s success stories. It also helped that the local MP is recognised to be fighting for Brexit.
This is what we have been doing at the Dover front line – working hard on preparations for disruption. We are making sure that we stand ready.
The large ports that handle container mega carriers – bringing products like the device you’re reading this article on – can be as much as 95 per cent non-EU.
Charlie Elphicke: The customs debate is pointless if we aren’t ready with a new system. Government is failing and must succeed.
When I asked freight experts at a Treasury Select Committee hearing if we still had enough time, they said: “You would have to get a hell of a wiggle on.”
It would be prudent for that to become the presumption. Even if we do end up with a deal, infrastructure improvements will be welcome.
The second article in a five-piece series by the author on how Britain must prepare for March 31 2019 – and has less than 600 days to get it right.
The first article in a five-piece series by the author on how Britain must prepare for March 31 2019 – and has less than 600 days to get it right.
It wouldn’t take much to bring our ports to a grinding halt. Here’s how we can plan ahead to secure smooth-running free trade as we leave the EU.