UK strikes deal with Ireland and France to keep freight routes open for vital goods
Topics: IRELAND FRANCE UK
The freight and passenger support package covers several vital trade routes used by exporters and importers across a wide range of product lines.
The deal involves the three countries committing support for freight operators that have been “under rising financial pressure due to falling demand,” transport secretary Grant Shapps told the daily 10 Downing Street press conference on Friday, 24 April. ■