‘Freight MP’ loses seat; election result “a disaster” says Europa boss

Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Freight Transport, Labour MP Rob Flello, has lost his Stoke-on-Trent South seat to the Conservatives, by 663 votes. Before the election, he had warned that he faced an uphill struggle to get re-elected which could in turn threaten the future of the group. Managing director of Europa Worldwide Group, Andrew Baxter – a firm supporter of both Brexit and the Tories meanwhile described ... [+]

Is Calais Wall the freight industry’s Maginot Line?

Work on a UK-financed €2.7m, 4-metre high wall around the port of Calais was completed in December, but it was no cause for celebration, said chair of the All Party Group on Freight Transport, Rob Flello. The Stoke-on-Trent South MP said the problem of illegal migrants trying to steal on board ... [+]

Transport faces Brexit ‘quagmire’ warns MP

Chairman of the All Party Group on Freight Transport and Stoke-on-Trent South MP, Rob Flello has cautioned against bundling up all EU legislation in a single ‘Great Repeal Bill’ could risk the transport industry getting bogged down for years to come. Speaking in a debate on Exiting the EU and Transport, ... [+]

Brexit – make your voice heard, MP urges transport sector

Stoke-on-Trent South MP and Transport Select Committee member, Rob Flello, says the freight and transport sectors need to decide quickly what their policy is on Brexit or risk not having any say at all. He says he has heard a whole host of demands from different voices in the industry ... [+]

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