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Brexit: Seaborne Freight no-deal ferry contract scrapped - BBC News

bbc.co.uk

What preparations are being made for a no-deal? Seaborne Freight was awarded the £13.8m contract in December to run a freight service between Ramsgate and Ostend, Belgium, in the event that Britain leaves the EU without a deal. The government was criticised for choosing Seaborne Freight, a company with no ships or trading history, and for leaving too little time to establish the new ferry service before the Brexit deadline of 29 March. And local politicians in both Ramsgate and Ostend warned that the ports at both ends of the route will not be ready the deadline. At the time, the government said it awarded the contract "in the full knowledge" that Seaborne, which was formed in April 2017, wa...

'Thousands of Tory party members' to defect to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party as it gets official approval

telegraph.co.uk

Thousands of Conservative members are likely to defect to a new Brexit party which was officially recognised on Friday by the electoral regulator, its backers claim."> <meta name="DCSext.MLC" content=...

Government cancels Brexit ferry contract with no-ship firm | Politics | The Guardian

theguardian.com

Seaborne Freight had won £13.8m contract despite never having run Channel service...