PressTV-Kent may turn into a giant lorry park: Report

A report has revealed that British authorities are planning to turn key corridors in the province of Kent, including a major highway leading to the Channel, to a giant lorry park in case United Kingdom fails to reach a deal with the European Union on how it should leave the bloc next year.

The report published on the website of the Independent newspaper on Tuesday suggested that authorities in the department for transport (DfT) were deliberately hiding their plans for converting four lanes of a 13-mile stretch of the M20 motorway to allow lorries to park up if they are delayed on the Channel as a result of a no-deal Brexit.

The report cited officials in the Kent County Council as saying that the new plan, dubbed Operation Brock, which stands for “Brexit Operations Across Kent”, was totally a fresh scheme and had nothing to do with previous cross-Channel transport operations run by the DfT.

Earlier reports had suggested that a very short…

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