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1 May 2019

No-deal Brexit ferry contracts scrapped at cost of £45m

Business Editor

First there was the multi-million pound ferry contract awarded to a company with no ferries and nowhere to dock them.

Now Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has provoked renewed criticism at his attempts to deal with the possible disruption to food and medicine supplies in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

He has been forced to scrap contracts with two more companies at a cost to taxpayers of an estimated £45 million.