Call for Scottish ports and airports to be alternative to Calais

CALLS have been made for Scottish ports and airports to be considered as alternatives to Channel crossings for businesses as the situation in Calais continues to cause long delays.

It comes after plans were put in place to trial a ”quick-to-market” route for vehicles carrying fresh produce to France.

Freight carrying perishable goods are to take priority, with lorries carrying livestock and fresh produce such as fish and meat to be sent directly to their crossings, avoiding Operation Stack in the south of England.

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