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BPA welcomes Brexit trade deal but warns there will still be major changes for our trade with Europe

Responding to the news that the EU and the UK had reached an outline agreement on a future post Brexit deal the British Ports Association has welcomed the continued tariff free trade but suggested that there will still be major impacts at the end of the transition. Commenting the British Ports Association Chief Executive Richard Ballantyne said:

Ports concerned infrastructure funding won’t be sufficient and warning that timescales are becoming extremely challenging

The British Ports Association has responded to this week’s government Port Infrastructure Fund allocations, warning that timescales are tight and that more funding is be needed to ensure adequate border infrastructure is ready in time.