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Kent County Council elections: Everything you need to know and key dates ahead of May poll
Kent Online
While there were still political undercurrents that ebbed and flowed, the national trauma and political convulsions caused by Brexit seemed to have ..

“They said free-trade, this is no trade” Calls for compensation over post-Brexit shellfish ban
ITV News
Video report by ITV News Meridian’s Sarah Saunders. Whitstable’s world famous oyster export industry is under threat, following a post-Brexit ban on .

EU countries block extradition of suspects to UK in post-Brexit stand-off
Kent Live
Some EU member states have said they will no longer extradite their nationals to the UK following Brexit. The Home Office has said 10 nations, …

Operation Brock: Freight running smoothly on morning of Manston closure
ITV News
Operation Brock has been reintroduced on the M20 in Kent, with the temporary lorry park at Manston Airport closing on Saturday night. It marks a new …

News / Irish Ferries aims to make a splash in the Dover-Calais market
UK government figures show exports from the UK to the EU fell 41% year on year in January, a clear sign that post-Brexit regulations have dented trade.

Johnson Hopes Vaccine Success Can Inoculate Him Against Brexit Critics
The New York Times
Pro-Brexit politicians and commentators are casting Britain’s vaccine … a professor of politics at the University of Kent who studies the British right.

United Kingdom Road Freight Transport market 2021 Strategic Assessments – Wincanton PLC …
KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper
Irrespective of the wide range of circumstances, like Brexit, the UK road freight transport sector is rather stable. In 2018/2019, the road freight activity …

Hundreds queue along Chatham street to vote in Bulgarian elections

Kent Live
The Bulgarian parliamentary elections were taking place, and Chatham is home to the only polling station in all of Kent. Promoted Stories. This itself is a …

Dominic Raab’s disastrous EU negotiations exposed – ‘Got nowhere on Brexit
Daily Express
More than half of all UK exports each year are EU-bound and the vast majority pass through the Dover-Calais trade corridor. Dominic Raab the UK’s …

Everyone involved in the new Brexit thinktank who hasn’t realised we’ve already left the EU
The indy100
But who is behind it? Brendan Chilton. Brendan Chilton is the co-founder and CEO of the group. He is also a Labour councillor in Ashford and is