“Obviously it does have an impact and we do need to get it resolved but to put this into numbers for you they’ll be about 6000 lorries that would have been expected at Dover or the Euro Tunnel today perhaps 4000 at Dover, 1800 at Euro Tunnel.
“Those lorries won’t be crossing but there’s probably 32,000 equivalents coming over by all means of transport.”
“Those are the unaccompanied freight, the containers that don’t have people with them and that will of course continue to flow,” he said.
“So it’s perhaps a small 20 percent of the total that we’re talking about. In the short term this won’t have an impact.”
Interrupting, Minchin asked: “So you can guarantee everybody will get what they need for example for Christmas?”
Published at Mon, 21 Dec 2020 08:32:00 +0000