Lack of investment in British ports threatens to cause chaos at crossings

Lack of investment in Welsh ports likely to result in largescale hold-ups for vehicles crossing from Britain

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent @aiden_corkery
1st November, 2020
Lack of investment in British ports threatens to cause chaos at crossings
While lorries entering Britain from Ireland will not face checks until July of next year, the same checks will be introduced from January 1 on traffic travelling from Britain into Ireland

Hundreds of trucks crossing from Britain to Ireland every day could face major traffic hold-ups from January 1 due to a failure to prepare Welsh ports for Brexit, a series of experts have claimed.

Politicians, academics and hauliers have said that while the Irish government has invested €30 million into preparing Dublin Port for customs and food safety checks, there has been little or no sign of investment in the ports of Holyhead, Fishguard and Pembroke.

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