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Crops: Transport

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 157388, tabled on 21 April 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Transport on the prioritisation of fresh produce as part of Operation Brock.

Answered on

26 April 2022

The Secretary of State has had regular discussions with Cabinet colleagues about traffic disruption at the border. Defra’s focus throughout the recent disruption has been to work with the Kent Resilience Forum to mitigate the disruption in Kent as quickly as possible to support all hauliers and Operation Brock has been effective in managing traffic flows.

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