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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
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Department for Transport more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Large Goods Vehicles: Dover Port more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to reduce congestion of lorries going to the port of Dover after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Upper Bann more like this
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David Simpson more like this
star this property uin 254789 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Government remains focused on ensuring the UK’s smooth and orderly withdrawal from the EU with a deal as soon as possible. As a responsible government, we’ve been preparing to minimise any disruption in the event of no deal for over two years.</p><p> </p><p>The Department for Transport has worked closely with the Kent Resilience Forum on developing plans, also known as Operation Brock, to be used as a contingency in the event of cross-Channel travel disruption at the Port of Dover and Eurotunnel, whatever the cause.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Operation Brock has been designed to ensure that the M20 will be kept open and traffic will continue to flow in both directions. It consists of three phases: a contraflow queuing system on the M20, between Junctions 8 and 9; temporary holding areas at Manston Airfield for Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) heading to Europe via the Port of Dover; and, if necessary, temporary holding areas on the M26 (Brock M26) for HGVs heading to Europe via Eurotunnel. The M20 contraflow element will allow non-port traffic to continue to use the M20 in both directions when HGVs are stored on the coast-bound carriageway.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has also been taking steps to minimise the number of hauliers and other vehicles arriving at Dover and Eurotunnel without the essential documentation for EU border controls in a no deal scenario. This should help to reduce the risk of significant disruption at ports and on the Kent road network from the introduction of new EU customs processes.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Epsom and Ewell more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Grayling more like this
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less than 2019-05-21T13:29:52.077Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T13:29:52.077Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Grayling more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Railways: Fares more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the cost of rail fares to the EU from the UK will be affected by the UK leaving the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Upper Bann more like this
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David Simpson more like this
star this property uin 254788 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Fares for international passenger services between the UK and the EU are set by the relevant train operator on a commercial basis. Any potential change in fares is therefore a commercial matter for the operators concerned.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Epsom and Ewell more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Grayling more like this
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less than 2019-05-21T14:35:53.63Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T14:35:53.63Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Grayling more like this
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1597
unstar this property label Biography information for David Simpson remove filter